May 27, 2020

FIND announced the arrival of the first batch of test kits supported by PepsiCo India to Government of India (GoI) testing sites across the country.

These kits are being procured and distributed by FIND with funding from PepsiCo India.

FIND is a long-standing partner of the National Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination Programme (NTEP) of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), GoI, and has helped introduce new, rapid, quality-assured tests for TB at affordable prices for the public health sector. Building on this partnership, FIND is now working closely with the MoHFW to support the national COVID-19 diagnostics response, and with the World Health Organization to accelerate development and access to diagnostics as part of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.