Improving AFB Microscopy Services in Kenya by Strengthening the EQA System


This poster concludes:

  • By developing an EQA (external quality assurance) system and disseminating associated documents and tools, training staff, and providing feedback and site visits, TB CARE I signi&;cantly strengthened the quality and reliability of TB laboratory results in Kenya. 
  • TB CARE I recommends that the Kenyan government funds and implements the EQA system in all public laboratories nationwide to improve the quality and reliability of TB test results.