Laboratories and Health Technology

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 Stockpile of assorted Medical Books handed over to the MOH by WHO
Handing Over of Medical Books to the Ministry of Health by WHO
Liberia
Health workers at the UTH Bacteriology laboratory
WHO calls for strengthening of laboratory systems in efforts to fulfill their important role in the fight against infectious and chronic diseases.
Zambia
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Experts agree to develop robust blood transfusion services in Ebola affected and unaffected countries

    Overview

    The Laboratories and Health Technology area supports Member states in attaining improved health and reduced morbidity and mortality through the safety, availability and appropriate use of essential health technologies within health systems

    Challenges facing the introduction of the WHO surgical safety checklist

    Challenges facing the introduction of the WHO surgical safety checklist: A short experience in African countries
    Challenges facing the introduction of the WHO surgical safety checklist: A short experience in African countries (350.61 kB)

    Strengthening public health laboratories in the WHO African Region

    Strengthening public health laboratories in the WHO African Region: A critical need for disease control

    Despite the progress and efforts being made to strengthen laboratory capacities in the Region, challenges remain. The purpose of this document is to raise awareness on the need to strengthen public health laboratory services and propose actions for building national laboratory capacity.

    Strengthening public health laboratories in the WHO African Region: A critical need for disease control (1.3 MB)

    Status of Blood Safety in the WHO African Region 2010 (892.44 kB)

    Multimedia

    WHO: World Blood Donor Day 2015 - Thank you for saving my life

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