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Cambodia Laboratory Network

SLMTA in Cambodia - Workshop 2

  • Publisher: Fondation Mérieux

  • Type: Event

  • Posted: 09/02/2015

  • Language: English

SLMTA (Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation) is a tool to implement LQMS (Laboratory Management System) that get success in Africa since 2009. SLMTA bases on trainings by workshops and monitoring by site visits. The program was introduced to Cambodia in 2010 by the US-CDC to implement in 13 laboratories of public hospitals. The first cohort has just finished in 2013 where the achieved score ranges from 1 to 3 stars. The second cohort is ongoing and it’s going to finish in June 2015.   

The workshop was held from May 26-30, 2014.

Thirty three participants: laboratory manager, quality assurance officer, one to two senior laboratory staff and local mentor of the six laboratories and a few staff from the national institute of Public Health Laboratory play a role as resource person for the workshop were invited. These participants are the same people who attended the workshop 1. Ten local trainers, who had facilitated and trained in the previous SLMTA Workshops, taught and facilitated in this workshop. Local language (Khmer) is used in the workshop, all materials are translated from English into Khmer and distributed to the participants in the first day. Unfortunately, Vietnamese and Thai Master Trainer or Trainer couldn’t join as of their conflicted schedules.

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