WHO expert mission to strengthen laboratory capacity
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WHO Regional Office for Europe is providing technical support to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan to strengthen the capacity and preparedness of national laboratories to detect COVID-19.
WHO expert mission has been organized to strengthen the capacity of laboratory services and implement a quality management system in Uzbekistan laboratories. The mission carries out its activities from September 9 to October 15, 2020.
The mission includes a Better Labs for Better Health expert from the WHO Regional Office for Europe and WHO international laboratory experts.
WHO experts, together with specialists from the Ministry of Health and the Agency for Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare, have organized training for specialists who will be able to assess laboratories and train laboratory service specialists in the quality management system (ISO 15189). The activities of laboratories in the city of Tashkent, Tashkent and Bukhara regions were also assessed.
Technical support is provided to develop a laboratory plan for expanding testing.