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Mobile Laboratories Test Statistics

The Mobile Laboratories deployed to the EAC Partner States under Phase I of the ERNPHRL-CD project played a significant role in the region's’ efforts towards mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic. Collectively, the national Mobile Laboratories reported to have supported the Partner States int he administration of Covid-19 tests as well as having played a significant role in reducing the turnaround time from sample collection to dispatch of test results.

 An update on test statistics at the EAC mobile laboratories as of 30th June, 2022 (phase I) is highlighted below:

Partner State 

No. of Mobile labs 

Deployment 

COVID 19 test statistics 

Trained Experts 

EQA enrolment / PT Scheme 

Field Missions 

 

No.  

Current location 

Total 

TAT     

TOTs 

In-country 

IATA 

Bio-engineers 

Conducted 

Planned 

 

Burundi 

1

11

 NPHL-INSP Bujumbura (no deployment during reporting period)

211

6 hrs

2

12

14

2

1WA,          OASYS and INSTAND

Covid-19

Dengue fever, Yellow Fever, Cholera &.  Measle

 

Kenya 

2

2

Mai Mahiu

222,267

8 hrs

2

15

9

2

1WA,       INSTAND & Interlab

Covid-19, Rift Valley Fever &   FSX

Febrile cases, Diarrhoea,  Rabies, Polio, Trachoma &

  

Namanga

112,436

Tanzania 

2

2

NPHL-Dar es salam & Ngororo

96,431

24 hrs

2

9

17

2

WHO

Covid-19, Dengue,        FSX

Covid-19 & Febrile cases

 

South Sudan 

1

1

Nimule

25,487

8 hrs

1

10

8

2

WHO 

Covid-19

Yellow Fever,   Rift Valley Fever, Ebola, Hepatitis C&B, Cholera, Salmonella, Shigella & Ecoli

Rwanda 

1

2

Kigali International Airport & Rusizi

105,330

8 hrs

1

2

1WA &            WHO

Covid-19

SARS, EVD & Measles/Rubella

Uganda 

2

3

Adjumani

77,909

5.5 hrs

2

35

15

2

1WA,       INSTAND &       Interlab

Covid-19,     Ebola

Rift Valley Fever, West Nile Fever & Yellow Fever

Tororo

112,241

Total  

 21 

  

752,312 

 10 

10 

81 

63 

12 

4 schemes 

21  

18  


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