The project will increase the mobile diagnostic capacity of primary response teams in DRC. It will enable them to improve their EBOV specific and WHO defined differential diagnostics. This will equip and strengthen their ability to provide a specific field diagnostic response to EVD outbreaks.
The anticipated impact will result in increased mobile diagnostic response capacity inside the DRC during current and future viral haemorrhage fever outbreaks. The collaboration with teams from West-Africa already proficient in the use of the laboratory suitcase will help to build a stronger network of collaborating African outbreak response teams.