Practical recommendations for strengthening national and regional laboratory networks in Africa in the Global Health Security era

@inproceedings{Best2016PracticalRF,
  title={Practical recommendations for strengthening national and regional laboratory networks in Africa in the Global Health Security era},
  author={Michele Best and Jean Sakande},
  booktitle={African journal of laboratory medicine},
  year={2016}
}
The role of national health laboratories in support of public health response has expanded beyond laboratory testing to include a number of other core functions such as emergency response, training and outreach, communications, laboratory-based surveillance and data management. These functions can only be accomplished by an efficient and resilient national laboratory network that includes public health, reference, clinical and other laboratories. It is a primary responsibility of the national… CONTINUE READING