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Laboratories discussion group

A forum to allow the discussion of general laboratory-related aspects that are relevant for all types of laboratories, across a range of settings and disease areas.

musambaj

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Some of the biggest problems confronting the work of microbiology laboratory in tropical zones: 1. lack of microbiology related equipment; i.e autoclaves, incubators, Co2 cylinders etc 2. staff not comfortable with manual ...

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Personal Protective Equipment

The WHO recently released an open consultation for recommendations to improve personal protective equipment and requested comments on a draft document related to improvements on personal protective equipment specifically utilzed in by healthcare workers responding to Ebola Virus and Haemorrhagic Fever outbreaks in tropical climates. We are creating this group to encourage  scientist and health care workers to respond to this urgent call for comments to the draft document. Comments are due 28 September 2017. The link below is the address for the draft document: http://www.who.int/medical_devices/documentPPEfor_public_comment_6Sept2017.pdf?ua=1    

sgelderbloem

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Healthcare workers and Laboratory staff are on the frontline of responses to outbreaks like Ebola Virus and Haemorrhagic Fever. The Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa 2013-2016 saw many first responders being ...

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Laboratories Response to Health Security

The aim of this group is to discuss the gaps in laboratories and the tools laboratories in developing countires require in order to effectively respond to health threats. We hope to effectively identify the gaps and also identify the tools that can assist in filling these gaps.

sgelderbloem

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High quality testing is an essential component in responding to health threats such as TB, HIV, Malaria, Ebola and many other diseases. In order to produce high quality results and have a ...

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Global Health Laboratories content: Have your say!

We are just starting out, so we would like to know what sort of topics, resources, etc. you think would be useful for your and other laboratories in low and middle income countries. We welcome all comments and suggestions on how to improve the website and make it more relevant and informative. This is a good time to get involved, so this site becomes a helpful resource for your day to day laboratory work. 

sgelderbloem

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METHODS MANUAL FOR PRODUCT TESTING OF MALARIA RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TESTS Manual of standard operating procedures for Assessment of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests within the Product Testing Programme of the World Health Organization ...

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Introduce yourself

This group is a place for new members to introduce themselves in the community. Please post in the topic below to let others know about your location and current work.  

sgelderbloem

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Dear Imtiaz Welcome. In the mean time we have partnered with Immunopaedia, please visit their site through the link on the Immunology page. GLI who you can find under the collaboration tab ...

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