WHO workshop on laboratory policy development in Uzbekistan


WHO/Europe and the WHO Country Office in Uzbekistan have been providing support to the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan on development of a national laboratory policy.

During the 2-day workshop the National Laboratory Working Group (NLWG) conducted a detailed SWOT analysis of the laboratory system in Uzbekistan, identified priority areas and developed a preliminary Vision 2020 for further development of laboratory systems in Uzbekistan.

The NLWG was established by the Ministry of Health and is a multidisciplinary group of local experts representing different areas of laboratory services.