In April 2022, a delegation from the Ghana Health Service, Centre for Health System Strengthening and CDC-Ghana visited Zambia to observe and understudy their sample referral implementation process. From the 12th to 15th of September, 2022, a three-member team […]
A Hazard management workshop has been held for selected courier riders and laboratory personnel in the Northern and Greater Accra regions ahead of the SRS piloting study. This was aimed to build their capacities to ensure compliance with safe […]
For early detection and reporting of diseases, laboratories are most important and are most successful when structured into an integrated, multi-level network that allows for prompt access to suitable diagnostic tools. A framework/structured model for sample referral and transit […]
Global health is often hampered by the fact that not enough specimens get to testing sites in a timely manner. In many developing countries including Ghana, there are limited diagnostic equipment and most of them are placed in urban […]
Efficient sample referral system (SRS) is an important instrument necessary in addressing the issue of testing deficits in low-to-middle income countries, including Ghana. To date, Ghana do not have adequate system in place to ensure smooth movement of clinical […]
The Centre for Health System Strengthening (CfHSS) contracted a consultant from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) to provide a 1-week training and support with the implementation of SARS-CoV-2 genomic sequencing at the National Public Health and […]
The Centre for Health System Strengthening team led by the Programs Coordinator, Dr. Godfred Acheampong has successfully completed laboratory set-up and device installations as well as molecular training for SARS-CoV-2 testing at the Tamale and Sekondi Public Health Laboratories.
CfHSS with support from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established two biosafety Level II facilities at the Tamale and Sekondi Public Health Laboratories.