22 May 2017
MRC Unit The Gambia’s, Laboratory Services will be hosting a visit from the NIH representative for Mali, Dr Fatoumata Bathily from the 22nd to 24th May 2017. Dr Bathily is the Director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Office in Mali.
Dr Bathily will meet the Directorate, MRC Scientists, the Laboratory Services team and key members of MRCG’s Operations team to learn more about The Unit’s Laboratory procedures and key operation strategy aimed at exchanging best practices to improve our processes. During her visit, MRCG will showcase our excellent facilities, processes and overall setup to enlighten the delegates on the context in which MRCG operates.
As part of her visit, Dr Bathily will be taken on a guided tour of the facilities including Clinical Services Department, Laboratories and Biomedical Departments, Research Information Centre, Quality Department, Archives Department and our Information Technology Department.
NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world. NIAID is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).