Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Years of mechanism: 2011 2012

Details for Mechanism ID: 13113
Country/Region: Ghana
Year: 2011
Main Partner: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: Implementing Agency
Funding Agency: HHS/CDC
Total Funding: $39,413

USG Ghana's PF will continue its support to the tiered MOH national public health laboratory system and will reinforce the institutional capacity and the coordination role of the national HIV, TB, and malaria programs in building sustainable national infrastructure, managerial and technical workforce capacity and expanding services to provide quality diagnostic testing, clinical laboratory monitoring of treatment, and surveillance.

Funding for Laboratory Infrastructure (HLAB): $39,413

This mechanism will be used to continue to request technical assistance from other PEPFAR and regional countries to provide training and technical support to implement cost effective quality assurance activities towards WHO-AFRO accreditaton process. CDC will hold this money at HQ in order to send cables out to respective PEPFAR countries as necessary. This south to south TA will also include training on molecular diagnostic testing for early infant diagnostic and quality management system (managerial and technical), in compliance with international requirements with the goal of accreditation.