Africa Laboratory Map Program
Advancing diagnostic capabilities through optimization of laboratory networks
Why Laboratory Mapping?
To improve functionality of national and regional laboratory networks by mutualizing existing resources.
To increase diagnostic testing capacity and surveillance coverage of laboratory networks.
To prepare for and respond to disease outbreaks.
Providing Tools for Mapping Laboratory Capacity
Mapping Building Blocks: For Lab Managers, Planners and Policy Makers
Data Collection Tools
Templated digital forms and tools for assessing laboratories
To manage, update, share and visualize the data
Analysis and Planning Tools
To report data and simulate optimized laboratory networks
Who Should Join
Stakeholders managing or supporting laboratories.
Stakeholders willing to share laboratory inventories and data to inform health interventions.
Stakeholders needing tools for planning laboratory networks and systems.