July 4, 2020
Launching a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences in South Sudan

From the article: "Under the CDC and Amref Health Africa Cooperative Agreement, the government of the Republic of South Sudan and its health sector partners launched the newly revised curriculum for Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences at an occasion held in Juba, August 21, 2019. The Undersecretary, Ministry of Health South Sudan Dr Makur Matur Kariom launched the first-ever national curriculum for diploma in medical laboratory science to be used by all health sciences training institutions in South Sudan. During this launch, Mr Morrish Ojok, the Country Representative at Amref Health Africa in South Sudan announced and handed over a donation of six laptops and 21 desktops computers with webcam and monitors to equip government medical laboratory training schools with the required materials needed for implementing the new curriculum. He noted that the completion of the new curriculum was made possible with funding from CDC and technical support from members of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) and Training Institutions in the Republic of South Sudan and the Ministry of Health. Mr Morrish acknowledged and appreciated the national Ministry of Health for providing an enabling environment to Amref Health Africa work in the health sector and promised continued commitment of the organisation towards strengthening Human Resources for Health capacity and improving health services in the country."