WHO issues call for nominations for Diagnostics and Technical Advisory Group

25 Jun 2020

The World Health Organization Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases is soliciting nominations of experts with requisite background and experience to form part of DTAG sub-groups. Those interested should have demonstrated understanding of neglected tropical diseases, health systems, health policies, regulations including current advances in diagnostics technologies.

The DTAG cross-cutting topics Subgroups will be as follows:

  1. Surveillance platforms, including:
    1. One Health
    2. Verification of elimination
    3. Post-elimination surveillance
  2. Clinical diagnosis, imaging and microscopy:
    • Microscopy and image analysis
    • Clinical examination
  3. Manufacturing and regulatory pathways:
    • Access
    • Quality assurance
    • Regulatory pathways

Closing date for applications: 15 July 2020

Results of selection process to be announced: 30 July 2020

More information is found in the attached Terms of Reference.

How to apply
Interested candidates should submit a resumé or curriculum vitae and a motivation letter confirming their willingness and availability to serve and specify whether they would also be willing to serve in other sub-groups.

All applications should be emailed with ‘Cross-cutting sub-Groups’ in the subject line to: neglected [dot] diseases [at] who [dot] int on or before 15 July 2020

This article was originally posted by WHO, available here.