Microscopist

Increase in PNG microscopists

The newly certified trainers are from various provincial hospitals across the country.

Held from 19 to 23 August, the trainer of trainers’ course was the first of its kind and delivered by a World Health Organization (WHO) consultant in conjunction with the Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL). The training was held to strengthen malaria detection and diagnosis in PNG and supported by the Australia-China-PNG Trilateral Malaria Project.