ILRI

ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY STAFF TRAINING ON AST

The Dept. of Vet. Pathology held a two-week training (17th – 28th May 2021) to Animal Health Laboratory Staff on Anti-Microbial Sensitivity (AST).

The training was officially opened by Prof. Mande, the Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

AMR HAND'S ON PRACTICAL TRAINING

Through Kenya’s Fleming Fund grant, a training organized by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) working with the Directorate of Veterinary Services to microbiology technical staff in the department of Veterinary Pathology Microbiology & Parasitology. UoN-FVM on March 1st -4th 2021.The training focused on laboratory aspects of quality assurance to increase the ability of the lab to produce reliable, relevant and timely test results which can be interpreted correctly.

POULTRY SAMPLING TRAINING

Departmental Microbiology Technical team through Fleming Fund Country project trained on proper poultry sampling protocols to ensure delivery of quality samples to the laboratories and achieve accurate laboratory results. This was facilitated by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Washington State University together with Directorate of Veterinary Services to strengthen AMR surveillance for the livestock sector, on behalf of the PATH-led Consortium with the aim of strengthening AMR surveillance for the livestock sector.
 

BIORISK MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

Departmental Microbiology Technical team trained on biorisk management from 15th – 19th February 2021 in Naivasha under the Fleming Fund Country Grant through International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Washington State University (WSU) working with the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS). The team was trained on the concepts of Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity including Field Biosecurity to strengthen AMR surveillance for the livestock sector.