National Influenza Centre in St Petersburg receives second mentor visit under the Better Labs for Better Health initiative

WHO/Dmitriy Pereyaslov

29 February–4 March 2016, St Petersburg, Russian Federation

Following the success of the first mentoring visit in November 2015, a second visit to the National Influenza Centre in St Petersburg at the Research Institute of Influenza of the Ministry of Health will be conducted to review progress and further develop the Quality Management Systems (QMS) Action Plan. During the first visit, staff showed great interest and enthusiasm in improving their QMS.

The aim of the second visit is to provide staff with a short training in internal laboratory auditing and to perform a risk assessment exercise. This activity is supported by funds received through the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework Partnership Contribution.