Date: From Jun 01, 2013 to Dec 30, 2014
Country: Cambodia and India
In the frame of a CDC contract, Dr Antoine Pierson and Mr Arnaud Orelle spent 3 weeks in Cambodia during October 2013 to assess 22 laboratories all around the country. The Cambodian laboratory system was also assessed. Previously in July, they trained 12 local assessors for standardized facility assessment, using a laboratory assessment tool specifically refined for Cambodia.
Then, between November and December 2013, the same IQLS experts performed a 4-week laboratory assessment in India. Forty-seven laboratories were assessed in 13 different states within the country. Two different laboratory systems were also assessed, and 14 local assessors were trained for standardized facility assessment, using a refined laboratory assessment tool specifically for India