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 activites:​
  • Providing training and general support for LIMS at 15 facilities (13 LabWare, two BLIS)
  • Facilitating the remote log-in of viral load and Early Infant Diagnosis samples for the National HIV Reference Laboratory
  • Supporting the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services as they optimize their Blood Establishment Computer System
  • Setting up a national equipment calibration center and creating mechanisms for its sustainability, such as:
    • Implementing a national equipment policy
    • Providing refresher training on both non-automated and automated laboratory equipment and mentoring on good workshop practices for biomedical engineers in 11 counties
    • Providing refrigeration maintenance equipment and a standard biomedical engineer toolkit for 31 facilities
    • Developing and implementing a national, computerized maintenance management system for tracking equipment inventory and maintenance schedules for all county hospitals
    • Improving maintenance systems at the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) by providing guidance for NPHL maintenance staff running the calibration center, developing planned maintenance schedules and supporting maintenance of the BSL 3 laboratory's airflow system
  • Enhancing quality systems through support of an External Quality Assessment (EQA) Proficiency Test (PT) program and the development an Integrated EQA database system

LIMS Training Database Development and Management Quality Systems