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Table 3 Improvements in strengthening national laboratory systems in 21 countries six months post ACILT’s course

From: Leveraging gains from African Center for Integrated Laboratory Training to combat HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

Course Name Courses offered Survey response / Total participants Held stakeholders meeting / ** Response Held SWOT analysis with *MoH / **Response Produced ***SWOT document / **Response Participated or contributed to National Plans / **Response Access to > 25% of needed resources / ** Response
Before Training After Training
National Laboratory Strategic Planning 6 21/79 11/15 16/19 14/19 16/18 2/15 3/14
Supply Chain Management 5 26/92 22/26 22/26 NA 19/20 NA 18/26
Laboratory Information 2 13/27 11/13 10/13 6/13 10/13 2/13 6/13
  1. Abbreviations: *MoH Ministry of Health, ** Response Number of participants responding to the question ***SWOT Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats, NA Question not asked, hence not applicable