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
From 25th February to 1st March 2019, Arnaud Orelle and Sébastien Allix – Le Guen (Consultant, LABSCIENCE) organized a 5-day biosafety, biosecurity and risk assessment training in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for the staff of the Muraz Center (Muraz).
The project… Read more
Dr. Antoine Pierson has been invited by Scientific center for dermatology and infectious diseases to participate to a conference on ISO15189 accreditation in Almaty, Kazakhstan, held in March 2019. A talk on practical roadmap for laboratory accreditation was delivered, and… Read more
Alexandra Dubouchet, Pauline Lévigne and Arnaud Orelle attended IATA training on Dangerous Good Regulations (Initial – Category 6) in Geneva IATA Training center in November. The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR – 60th Edition) training aimed at preparing, handling or… Read more
IQLS is glad to present you its updated training offer for laboratories and laboratory systems. We also use this occasion to present you Epiconcept epidemiology department training offer (IQLS sister company).
IQLS Training Offer (English/French/Russian)
Epiconcept Training Offer (English/French/Russian)
Looking forward to… Read more
Early October, Dr. Eric Garnotel, head of Laveran military hospital laboratory (Marseille, France) and Dr. Pauline Lévigne (IQLS) worked with Armenian Infectious diseases specialists in order to develop diagnostic algorithms for outbreak response, according to the syndromic approach recommended by… Read more
From September 17th to September 21th, Drs Antoine Pierson and Pauline Lévigne and Dr Arsen Zakaryan, Doctor of Veterinary medecine and lab specialist conducted an asssessment of the 3 Laboratory Departments hosted in the Central Reference LAboratory of Almaty: KSCQZD… Read more
IQLS organized a training workshop on Biosafety and Biorisk management for BSL 3 Laboratory Researchers and Laboratory personnel at the Ethiopian Public health Institute. The training was conducted from the 27th to the 30thof August 2018. The training focused on… Read more
The purpose of this mission was to strengthen the skills in antimicrobial resistance data management of the staff of 14 sentinel laboratories with the WHONET software developed by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance ( http://www.whonet.org/).
This… Read more
This training was a part of the activities in the action plan proposed by CDC and IQLS in the National Laboratory Strengthening Initiative (NLSI) for public health laboratories at district and state level.
IGIMS (Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences)… Read more
A Biorisk Management Framework Workshop was organized in August to bring together relevant stakeholders from the national, regional and district levels, public health, local hospitals, veterinary and research communities to discuss a comprehensive and standardized approach to implementing biosafety and… Read more
Bacteriological stool management training was organised by laboratory specialist Cécile Guillerme in Ouagadougou from 9th to 14th of July in National Laboratory Direction building.
The training was organized in collaboration with ASLM, CDC and National Laboratory Direction. 13 participants coming… Read more
The evaluation of the implementation of the international health regulations has revealed numerous deficiencies in the biosafety system in the laboratory, notably the absence of normative and regulatory texts. A biosafety assessment in the country’s top 10 laboratories (April 2017)… Read more