Mediconsult

Equipment Procurement for Prevention and Control of Avian Influenza

Location:

Indonesia

Services provided:

Year of Completion

2007

Overview

Procurement of laboratory equipment to strengthen Avian Influenza preparedness nationwide, which encompasses the central (2 laboratories), regional (8 laboratories) and peripheral laboratories network (34 laboratories). The procurement is closely coordinated with WHO whose recommendations are integrated into the national Al strategy. Besides, the scope of services include: (1) Pre-inspection of all the 44 project sites to assess the readiness of laboratories to receive equipment including space and basic infrastructure requirements; (2) Post-installation inspection of all sites to assess the completion of installation, documentation and training; (3) Coordination and monitoring of laboratory training activities (centralised training and on-site retraining for PCR testing technique).