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Training in Jordan

In this first tier of the training, international experts trained staff from the Animal Wealth Laboratories in Amman on the subject matter and on training methodologies:

Ten staff of the Jordan Veterinary Services were trained:
a. On sampling and sample submission of suspected cases of Anthrax, Brucella, Rabies, Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), Q-fever and highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 to regional or national or international laboratories;    

b. To act as trainers to deliver training to lab technicians and local veterinary field staff on:
  1. Recognizing the infectious diseases mentioned above;
  2. Sampling suspect cases of these infectious diseases;
  3. Processing of samples/transport to national reference lab;
  4. Receiving and handling hazardous samples;
  5. Archiving of submitted samples;
  6. Biosecure disposal of test materials.       

National laboratories were equipped with a minimum sample set of materials to receive, handle, archive and forward hazardous samples to international reference laboratories.
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