Knowledge exchange with Sichuan CDC

25 January 2016

As part of the co-operation agreement between the Sichuan CDC and CAPRISA, Natasha Samsunder, CAPRISA Laboratory Manager, visited the Sichuan CDC laboratories in Xichang and Chengdu as well as several health care facilities, project sites and laboratories. During the visit Samsunder delivered lectures on HIV-TB Integration and Laboratory Quality Assurance to CDC staff and participated in several discussion sessions on optimising systems to enhance all aspects of laboratory procedure. Natasha said that it was “a wonderful, unique experience and I am confident that ongoing knowledge exchange between CAPRISA and Sichuan CDC will further enhance science and research in both countries”.