NEPHAK Weekly Bulletin 21st October 2018

Weekly Bulletin 21st – 27th October 2018

Kenya Scoops Award on Laboratory Work but More need to be done to Sustain the improved Access to Viral Load Testing. 
The Kenya Ministry of Health last week scooped a special award for its work on improving access to quality laboratory and diagnostic services to populations in need. The award and certificate was issued to the Kenyan team under the leadership of the National HIV Reference Laboratories attending the first face-to-face Laboratory Systems Strengthening Community of Practice (LabCoP) in Kampala, Uganda.  The meeting supported by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health in Uganda and the US’s CDC’s International Laboratory Branch brought together 11 country teams, including Kenya.
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