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AFRIMS Hosts Infectious Disease Surveillance Workshop for Laos PDR Lab Technicians

From 30 January to 9 February 2012, AFRIMS hosted a Laboratory Based Infectious Disease Surveillance Workshop for 20 Laotian military and civilian healthcare personnel.

The students received intensive hands-on training in the Virology, Entomology and Enteric Diseases Department laboratories. They also completed public health informatics training for infectious disease surveillance and outbreak response on computers in the Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Department, as well as Lab Biosafety, Biostatistics and Occupational Health classes by subject matter experts from the Research Support Section and the Safety Office.

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