Laboratory

In today’s healthcare system, 70 percent of medical decisions depend on laboratory test results. Strong clinical laboratories provide the foundation for accurate and timely disease diagnosis, prevention and control to improve public health and safety.

CDC improves laboratory quality and safety, informatics and data science, and workforce competencies to safeguard both patient and public health.

Nigeria

NEED

Nigeria has more malaria cases than any other country, with a prevalence of 27 percent among children under five years of age.

INTERVENTION

Implement proactive community detection of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES 

Laboratory

APPROXIMATE FUNDING NEED

$5 million

India

NEED

Acute febrile illness affects thousands of people every year in India, leading to severe morbidity and mortality.

INTERVENTION

Establish a tiered diagnostic system for seven acute febrile illness pathogens among hospitals across the country

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES 

Laboratory

APPROXIMATE FUNDING NEED

$880,000

Vietnam

NEED

The ministry of health has limited capacity to detect unusual or emerging pathogens in the course of outbreak investigations.

INTERVENTION

Establish a national public health reference laboratory network with the capacity for advanced diagnostic testing that produces credible results

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES 

Laboratory

APPROXIMATE FUNDING NEED

$1.2 million

Haiti

NEED

In order to accurately identify and detect pathogens, Haiti’s laboratory quality systems need improvement.

INTERVENTION

Improve pathogen detection by building public health laboratory capacity through expansion of Haiti’s specimen storage, operationalizing the country’s National Specimen Referral Network and building national and subnational laboratory capacity

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES 

Laboratory

APPROXIMATE FUNDING NEED

$2.9 million

Sierra Leone

NEED

Renovations, equipment, supplies and workforce development are needed for the Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHRL) to serve the five reference laboratories within Sierra Leone and provide leadership and guidance within the MOHS public health systems.

INTERVENTION

Sustainably renovate and operationalize the CPHRL

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES 

Laboratory

APPROXIMATE FUNDING NEED

$2 million

Funding Needed
$11,980,000