In vitro diagnostics and laboratory technology

Guidance and training

The Prequalification Team - Diagnostics aims to provide guidance & specific training programmes for WHO Member States on a regional basis.

Areas to be covered

  • Advocacy and policy guidance for Ministries of Health and laboratory experts at regional and country level.

  • Training the "Trainers"
    • Quality Assurance
    • Biosafety
    • Organisation of EQAS
    • CD4+ Counting Skills

  • Country Project – An East African Initiative (AMREF) Implementation of Basic Operational Frameworks to improve the quality of laboratories in Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania.