Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Details for Mechanism ID: 12474
Country/Region: South Sudan
Year: 2010
Main Partner: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: Implementing Agency
Funding Agency: HHS/CDC
Total Funding: $40,000

A critical component to building and strengthening the laboratory capacity in Sudan is to have well trained

managers and laboratory personnel. Training and professional development are needed at all levels. By

working with the governments in both southern and northern Sudan to identify the greatest needs and

potential courses, workshops, or professional opportunities, CDC can directly send the approprate

personnel to these opportunities. The personnel bring back their new knowledge and skills to move

forward the national laboratory policies and plans.

Funding for Laboratory Infrastructure (HLAB): $40,000

Support to provide training and development opportunities in key laboaratory areas to Sudanese

laboratory personnel. This may include training or support to appropriate technical meetings or

workshops related to laboraotry quality management, policy or strategic planning, laboratory certification,

or other areas to strengthen the capacity of key personnel to build and strengthen the laboratory

infrastructure in southern Sudan and northern Sudan.