From April 28th to May 2nd, Dr. Antoine Pierson and Mr. Arnaud Orelle attended a BSL3 Seminar in Eagleson Institute, Raleigh, NC, USA.
This now enable both of them to perform the control of high security laboratories (BSL2+/BSL3)… Read more
The LQSI is originally a tool in the form of a website that provides a stepwise plan to guide medical laboratories towards implementing a quality management system in compliance with ISO 15189 ( https://extranet.who.int/lqsi/ ).
Mission performed for Fondation Mérieux… Read more
Objectives of the missions:
Assessment of the laboratory and of its environment
Recommendations for improvement and better use of the available molecular biology equipment in the framework of the malaria surveillance system
Five major themes were assessed and discussed:
Premises: … Read more
The training workshop was focusing on technical and conceptual issues of Quality Assurance in Malaria Microscopy, raised by the implementation of the National Programme for Elimination of Malaria in the Kingdom of Cambodia. The objectives of the training module are… Read more
Supporting building capacity of bio-safety level-3 laboratories for culture and drug-susceptibility testing for first and second line anti-TB drugs in Myanmar
Currently, only two laboratories (Yangon and Mandalay) are able to perform tuberculosis culture and drug susceptibility testing (DST) for… Read more
The main objectives of the training week were:
To transfer skills to prepare and write down a paper to be submitted for publication
To transfer skills to respond to a call for tenders by preparing and writing a proposal
The… Read more
Arnaud Orelle participated to the 6th Moving Forward in Diagnostics Forum, from 6 to 8 November 2013, at Les Pensières, Veyrier-du-Lac (France). The forum was organized by Fondation Merieux and The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medecine.
It was… Read more
The purpose of the mission was to provide technical assistance to Government of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Health for the following activities: 1) Customization of the Laboratory Assessment Tool for Laboratory Facilities; 2) Training of the assessors in laboratory assessments and;… Read more
The objectives of the training week were:
Present all ISO standards which can be used in and for laboratories
Provide details on the most common ISO standards, namely 9001, 15189 and 17025
Provide several important documents translated into Russian, such… Read more
In November and December 2013, Dr Antoine Pierson and Mr Arnaud Orelle performed a 4-week laboratory assessment in India.
Not less than 47 laboratories were assessed (4 Medical college; 28 District labs; 8 CHC and 8 PHC), in 13 different… Read more
The purpose of the mission was to provide technical assistance to Government of Cambodia, Ministry of Health for the following activities: 1) Customization of the Laboratory Assessment Tool for Laboratory Facilities; 2) Training of the assessors in laboratory assessments and;… Read more
IQLS attended the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health, which was held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France from October 30th to November 3rd, 2013. The IQLS team thanks all partners and participants who stopped by our… Read more