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Welcome to the Global Alliance for Rapid Diagnostics (GARD)!

We are a multidisciplinary group of researchers and practitioners from around the world committed to improving global health by reducing infectious diseases through early diagnosis.

Vision: Prevent illness, save lives, and improve quality of life through rapid diagnostics.

Mission: To develop portable, affordable, and globally deployable nano-enabled biosensor technologies for rapid and early detection of infectious diseases in populations who need these technologies the most but who can afford them the least.

Output: Publications and presentations, joint funding, capacity building (workshops and lectures), student research, and faculty/student training, global symposia, global/local strategies

"A dollar or a minute may not solve much, but a pool of dollars or a pool of minutes may be enough to impact someone’s life." Vangie Alocilja

 "Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed." (Psalm 82:3)

October 26th, 2021 Africa GARD

 

Apply to be a GARD Representative. Find a full descriptions of the various roles of GARD Representative's here. 

 

 

 

Join us on October 26th, 2021 4 PM- 6PM EAT / 9AM-11AM EDT as we bring together research leaders in the African Continent to discuss how we may save lives by bridging technology and market needs. 

Register at: www.bit.ly/AfricaGARD

 

 

 

 

 


In partnership with Biosensors (IF 3.240), we are putting a special issue for papers that have been presented at this symposium. Biosensors just received its new CiteScore of 5.4 for the year 2020 and the journal rank 38/113 (Q2) in 'Clinical Biochemistry'. Read the Message from the Guest Editor here and the Editor-in-Chief here. 


Please email boodooch@msu.edu if you would like to volunteer for the organization of the 2022 Symposium

Download the flyer for the past 2021 GARD Innovation Forum: Bridging Technologies and Market Needs in English and Spanish.

PAST JUNE 2021 SCHEDULE:
Download the general program here.

Download the Day 1 Innovation Challenge schedule here.
Download the Day 1 East and Southeast Asia schedule here.
Download the Day 1 Africa schedule here.
Download the Day 1 Latin America schedule in English and in Spanish.
Download the Day 2 East and Southeast Asia schedule here.
Download the Day 2 South Asia schedule here.
Download the Day 2 Americas schedule here.
Pre-recorded talks will be visible during the forum. To find the directory of posters visit here. To find the directory of pre-recorded talks visit here.


Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!

If you are interested in being a sponsor and exhibitor, please email boodooch@msu.edu.

        

         


 

GARD-related Peer-reviewed Journal Publications:


 

News: MSU researcher plays role in reducing TB deaths by 95 percent by 2035

MSU BAE and MSU Today: GARD Innovation Forum: Bridging Technologies and Market Needs

International Blog: http://nanotecnologiainve.wixsite.com/nano 

Members are from the following countries (more to come):

Australia
Brazil
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada

Central America
China
Colombia
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Ghana
India
Indonesia

Japan
Kenya
Mexico

Nepal
Peru
Philippines
Poland
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Uganda
USA

 

 If interested in becoming a member, please contact Dr. Evangelyn Alocilja at alocilja@msu.edu.