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Training course on maintenance and calibration of the critical laboratory equipment

The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) has organized and delivered 2 sessions of training (18 to 21 October and 25 to 28 October 2021 on maintenance and calibration of the critical laboratory equipment.


Thirteen laboratory technicians from Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Takeo and Phnom Penh’s Kossamak hospitals and from National Animal Health and Production Research Institute attended these two trainings.


These trainings of trainers (TOT) were coordinated by Mr. Hokkean Lim, Head of the Hygiene, Security, Quality and Metrology Service at IPC and supported by the SEALAB project.

SEALAB is a regional project that aims at reinforcing national health system in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar to enable them to better respond to emerging infectious diseases, which are potentially pandemic, and/or zoonotic threats.


The project is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The Fondation Mérieux is leading the consortium of partners, including Integrated Quality Laboratory Service (IQLS) and the National Serology Reference Laboratory (NRL), involved in SEALAB implementation.


Capacity building for laboratory professionals is a main component of SEALAB project in Cambodia, more specifically the development of in-service trainings.