The European Mobile Laboratory, EMLab, was the first EBOV diagnostics unit deployed to the outbreak epicentre by WHO in March 2014.
ASLM: Reconstructing Laboratory Systems: How to Rebuild in Ebola-Affected Countriesby The Editorial Team
New articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM).
Improving Clinical Research Data: The Understanding and Implementation of Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS)by Augustine Onyeaghala. MSc, PhD, MSQA, PGDQA, FMLSCN
In celebration of Global Health Trials' fifth birthday (May 11th 2015) Professor Trudie Lang, Principal Investigator of the programme, talks to us about why Global Health Trials was started, why people should share their experience, and what the future holds.
WHO Laboratory guidelinesby WHO
Ebola PPE guidelines - urgent need to revise WHO and CDC guidelines. This video shows an excerpt from keynote address 'The fuss about face masks', Professor Raina MacIntyre from the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Australia.
Understanding the principles of Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) - Training presentationsby KEN AWUONDO, Karla Lam
The basic requirements for new sites wanting to take part in clinical research - What sites need to know!by Caroline Sibeko
Clinical Research Laboratories for Trials in Global Health in Central Africaby ALI Innocent, akindeh, Prof Wilfred F. Mbacham
The authors present the story of building a succesful research laboratory in Cameroon, including how they managed building up the infrastructure, equipment maintenance, staff training.
Laboratory data is crucial in ensuring subject safety and determining the effectiveness of an investigational medicinal product. Here are some issues to consider for clinical trial laboratories in resource-poor settings.
The effort invested in pre-trial planning and preparation more than pays off in terms of smooth operations, happy staff, happy participants, good recruitment and ultimately high quality data.