WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Quality Assurance Training Workshop
Ministry of health represented by General Directorate of Diseases Control & Surveillances, Laboratories department and with the collaboration of World Health Organization (WHO) organized today (Sunday) the WHO Regional External Quality Assurance Services (REQAS) Training Workshop at the Directorate’s Laboratories Department. Number of laboratory Technicians from the Eastern Mediterranean Region, notably from Morocco, Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia and Sultanate of Oman participated in this workshop. The workshop aims at training the laboratory personnel participating in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region REQA program to establish their own Bacteriology EQA program. The training included preparation of simulated samples and smears, and TI media. Moreover, participants were trained on database and information management, triple packing and transformation of infectious samples, and documentations and preparation of response forms/cards.