IQLS International Laboratory Specialist Dr. Shruti Malik is participating in the World Microbe Forum 2021 on behalf of IQLS, and presenting a poster entitled “Strengthening Laboratory Biosafety in Liberia during the COVID-19 pandemic under the Global Laboratory Leadership Programme.”
The… Read more
The CDC’s Laboratory Assessment of Antibiotic Resistance Testing Capacity (LAARC) user guide and questionnaire are now available in French, Spanish and Portuguese.
LAARC helps laboratories in resource-limited settings identify gaps in testing performance and develop plans to correct key laboratory… Read more
The IQLS Team has published a manuscript entitled “Quality management system implementation in human and animal laboratories” in One Health, an open access journal for high quality scientific knowledge.
The authors from IQLS include Obert Kachuwaire, Arsen Zakaryan, Julius Manjengwa,… Read more
IQLS experts Dr. Erika Ornelas Eusebio and Dr. Arsen Zakaryan participated in high-level meetings with government officials and conducted laboratory system assessments in Paraguay from May 24 to June 3, 2021 as part of the Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP)… Read more
IQLS hosted a workshop with academic leaders from the Health Sciences Training Unit (UFR/SDS), of Joseph Ki-Zerbo University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso on June 1, 2021 to discuss strategies for introducing Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP) modules into the… Read more
As part of the implementation of the Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP) in South America, IQLS Senior Laboratory Specialist Dr. Arsen Zakaryan and Veterinary Laboratory Specialist Dr. Erika Ornelas-Eusebio conducted an assessment of the human and animal health laboratory systems… Read more
IQLS Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Antoine Pierson along with Burkina Faso’s Minister of the Environment, Economy and Climate Change Siméon Sawadogo led the launch of the Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP) in Burkina Faso at a meeting held on April… Read more
The Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP) was officially launched in Yerevan, Armenia on March 12, 2021 with IQLS on-site to lead and oversee the introduction of the program, including Chief Scientific Officer Antoine Pierson, National Laboratory Specialist Zaruhi Davtyan and… Read more
IQLS is pleased to announce it has opened an office in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to best support new and ongoing projects and partners in Africa.
The main mission and role of this new office will be to oversee and manage… Read more
From 19 to 22 November 2019, IQLS participated in an Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) country mission to Zimbabwe to help establish guidance for monitoring and evaluation framework related to the national action plan. The mission team included IQLS Senior Lab Specialist… Read more
IQLS is pleased to have assisted the Government of Armenia (GoAM) in improving laboratory networks, biosafety, biosecurity, risk management and increasing quality management systems in both human and veterinary laboratories across the country. This project was supported by ISTC (International… Read more
The SEALAB project to strengthen laboratory networks in Southeast Asia has officially launched with the first steering committee meeting held on 7 August 2020 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
In partnership with Fondation Mérieux, IQLS and Australian non-profit organization NRL, the… Read more
We are very sad to announce that our friend and colleague, Dragan Toroman, senior IT expert specialized in medical IT, passed away in Belgrade, Serbia on 13/04/20, victim of Covid19 infection. He was only 50.
I met Dragan in 2005… Read more
Dear collaborators, partners and beneficiaries,
We are all shocked by this worldwide outbreak that more and more countries are facing. As you know, France was one of the first European countries impacted and is still under a very strict quarantine… Read more
On-site training for ISO 9001 standards was conducted by IQLS in two RPHLs (Regional Public Health Laboratories) in Ghana. The first session took place in Tamale on 25 to 28 February 2020, and the second session was in Sekondi on… Read more
In collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), IQLS conducted a risk and needs assessment for COVID-19 outbreak preparedness at the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL)’s virology/molecular biology laboratory in Monrovia, Liberia. The mission took… Read more
On 2 to 6 December 2019, IQLS organized an on-site laboratory assessment training for 12 participants from the Ministry of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The training focused on:
Managing and preparing laboratory facility assessment data… Read more
IQLS is pleased to provide permanent support for mentees in the Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP) and to officials at the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) in Monrovia.
The project is run in collaboration with the Center for… Read more
In collaboration with IRESSEF, UNICEF HQ and UNICEF WCARO, IQLS facilitated a training workshop on 16 to 27 September 2019 in Saly, Senegal, on the topics of 1) national laboratory system strengthening and 2) the implementation of HIV early infant… Read more
In collaboration with CDC GHSA/GLLP program, five outbreak simulation exercises have been developed and documented by IQLS, in order to allow a group of specialists from different countries to review their organization when such outbreaks occur.
In July 2019, Ghana… Read more
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