Regional Laboratory Capacity
National Laboratory System is a strategic priority for EHNRI. That includes assessing and monitoring of public laboratory capacity,
coordination and communication between laboratories, and capacity building through training and promotion of laboratory standards. The national laboratory system is established to maintain working relationships and communication among EHNRI, regional laboratories, hospital and health centre laboratories. The scope of lab system create a functional network of laboratories in Ethiopia, able to obtain accurate, high quality laboratory results on new, emerging and re-emerging infections exist in the country. This includes implementation of common protocols to address specific diseases, using identical or comparable laboratory procedures with good quality control to ensure accuracy of results obtained.