APHL Global Health has years of in-country experience, collaborating with ministries of health to strengthen health and laboratory systems. From technical assistance to strategic planning, we customize our involvement to respond to country needs.​

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Current APHL activities are implemented through its Guinea field office and include:
  • Strengthening training programs by:
    • Providing general quality management system trainings and mentorship for staff at the National Institute of Public Health, the national hospitals and two regional hospitals
    • Supporting the training of biomedical engineers on the installation, certification and maintenance of biosafety cabinets
    • Evaluating the training curriculum for laboratory professionals
  • Improving quality assurance by:
    • Creating a Laboratory Quality Manual, including developing standard operating procedures
    • Providing technical assistance for the development of a National Clinical Laboratory Science Policy, Strategic Plan for Laboratory Development, and a National Specimen Referral Policy
    • Advising on best practices for specimen storage and guidance on the establishment of a Specimen Repository Policy to improve biosafety and biosecurity
  • Financing and supervising the restructuring of one of the national hospital laboratories to improve workflow, biosafety and biosecurity​

Strategic Plan and National Policy Surveillance Infrastructure Training Quality Systems Network and Partnership Building