Improving the general health status in low-income settings

Epidemiological Laboratory

The development of the Epi-Lab is an example of maximizing opportunities and developing a creative approach to addressing challenges and obstacles in a resource-limited environment.

The idea was formulated as part of the doctoral thesis of the then-director of the Sudan National Tuberculosis Programme (Asma I. Elsony) 1996-2004. The center was established on two cornerstones: