JWARG study titled, Severe Infectious Diseases Surveillance and Detection in West Africa (RV 466) is aimed at identifying common pathogens in West Africa that pose a public health threat. IFAIN in affiliation with the University of Nebraska Medical Centre (UNMC) was involved in Strengthening laboratory capability in Nigerian military health facilities.
Objectives of project are to:
- To strengthen the capacity of the participants to be able to detect and respond appropriately and promptly to public health emergencies.
- To assess existing facility, clinical care, and laboratory responses in Nigeria in other to design an appropriate curriculum.