Laboratory and Public Health Diagnostics

Establishing a comprehensive National Health Laboratory System with the adequate network of laboratory infrastructure and workforce that provides the framework for coordinated development and delivery of accessible, quality public health laboratory services countrywide is critical. This laboratory data contributes to effective prevention and control of priority diseases and will help the Ministry of Health manage potential public health emergencies of international concern (PHEICs), according to requirements of the International Health Regulations 2005 (IHR).

  • National Public Health Reference Laboratory (NRL)

  • 5 Regional Laboratories

  • Support for epidemic investigation

  • Biobank (collecting of biological or medical data and tissue samples, amassed for research purposes)

Current Labs

National Reference LabMargibi

Public Health LabsBong, Nimba

Ebola Virus Disease Testing Lab, Redemption

Diagnostic Services

Molecular Diagnostics

Basic Microbiology

Serology