Understanding and Improving the Effectiveness of Public Health Laboratory Networks for Infectious

Dates

04/01/2019 - 03/31/2024

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

The goal of this project is to construct a mathematical model of the laboratory network for diagnosis of infectious diseases in Ghana, with an emphasis on centralized versus peripheral placement of laboratory-based diagnostic testing.

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