Public-Private Partnership and Strengthening Laboratory Systems in Africa Supplement

 Originally published on June 20, 2019   Posted on June 12, 2019

This supplement, produced by Labs for Life, a public-private partnership between Becton Dickinson, Company and The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), was published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. This supplement is designed to support Ministries of Health, Laboratory Experts, Clinical staff, and implementing partners to improve global laboratory systems.

This is accomplished by:

  • Strengthening specimen referral and result reporting systems
  • Building laboratory staff capacity
  • Accelerating laboratories towards accreditation
  • Developing national equipment maintenance capacity
  • Improving access to treatment