Following the announcement of the 100 Days Mission earlier this year, G7 Chief Scientific Advisers have published the first implementation report for G7 Leaders. The report emphasises the need to harness rapid advances in science and technology and strong public-private collaboration to fill the gaps in our current arsenal of DTVs.
Many recommendations pertinent to the diagnostics industry are made in the report, including: WHO should support an enhanced role for diagnostics in the surveillance of pandemic threats and a common regulatory framework should be developed which better defines criteria and standards for effectiveness, quality and use cases for diagnostics.
While the report contains many salient points, Chapter 3’s Diagnostics Roadmap will make for particularly interesting reading for members. The report can be accessed here.