Drs. Antoine Pierson and Abdoulaye Nikiema led a Workshop aiming at defining a national reference list of laboratory tests according to tiered levels for Albania.

The detailed goal of the workshop were numerous:

  • Precise the tiered levels of laboratories in Albania
  • Discuss about public health programs with laboratory component
  • Review the analysis expected to be performed at each of these levels
  • Provide list of analysis with small workload, expected to be performed abroad
  • Define a core list of emergency analysis which should be available 24/7 at hospital level
  • Discuss about analysis prescription, rationalization and standardization at national level: standardized guidelines, gatekeeping, diagnosis algorithms
  • Use this opportunity to provide recommendations for the laboratory system and network

Mission performed for International Finance Corportation / World Bank (IFC)


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