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“KEMRI Polio Lab Report 7 th Inter-Country meeting of Directors of poliovirus laboratories in the WHO-EMRO,The Hashemite Republic Of Jordan August 24-26, 2003 Kenya Medical Research Institute 24 years of Excellence in Health Research KEMRI Polio LAB.

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kemri polio lab report

“KEMRI Polio Lab Report

7th Inter-Country meeting of Directors of poliovirus laboratories in the WHO-EMRO,The Hashemite Republic Of Jordan

August 24-26, 2003

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Kenya Medical Research Institute

24 years of Excellence in Health Research

kemri polio lab
KEMRI Polio LAB.
  • Part of the Global Polio Lab. Network since 1995
  • Designated National/Inter-Country Lab. Serving Kenya, southern Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea , the Seychelles and St. Hellena islands (THE HORN OF AFRICAN REGION).
  • Support KEPI in Vaccine Potency Testing For (Measles, YF, Polio) and field surveillance
  • Supported by KEMRI, WHO (HQs, AFRO & EMRO), JICA and CDC
epi lab management structure
EPI Lab. Management Structure

Lab. Director

Measles Lab. Manager

Polio Lab. Manager

Lab. Technical Supervisor

Measles Lab

Tissue Culture

Polio Lab.

Technologists , Engineer & Technicians

staff disposition
STAFF DISPOSITION
  • CURRENT ACTIVE STAFF [100%] IN POLIO LAB

- One Research Officer ( Lab. Director) Dr. P. Borus

  • One Research Scientist (Manager & Safety Officer) New Staff
  • Two Lab. Technologists Mr. P. Kingori

Mr. M.Nth’iwa

-One Senior Technician Mr Muchiri

-Two Junior Technicians Ms J. Hassan and Ms E. Njeri

    • An Institute Engineer Mr. Okondo
    • Two Laboratory Assistants Mr. B. Mwangi and Ms.J. Lewett
internal quality control
Internal Quality Control
  • Cell Sensitivity testing
  • Receive our cells (RD & L20B) with low passages from NICD in South Africa Done Quarterly.
  • Received NIBSC Polio Virus Reference Sabin strains.
  • Proficiency Testing

- WHO-AFRO 100% (July 2003)

  • External Assessment by CDC & WHO ( 2002)
  • Regular Monitoring of Techniques
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2003 and WHO Manual used
internal qc 3
Internal QC (3)
  • Equipment
  • Calibration of equipment done by Kenya Bureau of Standards
  • Regular maintenance/servicing of equipment done by the Institute Engineer
networking
Networking
  • Meetings with KEPI on a weekly basis to reconcile data and to discuss surveillance issues
  • Relationship with WHO (WR, AFRO ,EMRO& Hqs) good. WHO Provide us With the Lab.:
  • Supplies
  • Assistance on data management
  • Internet connection and air conditioner
  • Useful exchange of ideas during AFRO meetings , during accreditation or external assessment
  • East Africa bloc Bulletins
important operational practices
Important Operational Practices
  • Monthly In-house meetings
  • In-House computer Training in place.
  • Weekly meetings with KEPI
  • Recruited an Institute Engineer
laboratory containment of wild polio virus
LABORATORY CONTAINMENT OF WILD POLIO VIRUS
  • MANY TYPES OF CONTAINERS USED.
  • WE HAVE REQUESTED FOR STANDARD STOOL CONTAINERS FROM GENEVA.
  • STOOLS STORED IN ORIGINAL CONTAINERS.
  • WATER PROOF TAPE STRAPPED AROUND THE CAP OF THE CONTAINER.
  • ALL CONTAINERS PACKED IN ONE AUTOCLAVE BAG FOR EACH MONTH AND DISCARDED AFTER ONE YEAR.
results 1999
Results- 1999

Country Sample Case P1 P2 P3

Somalia 82 41 4S 0 2Wild

Sudan 65 33 2S 0 2Wild

Djibouti 2 1 0 0 0

Total 149 75 6S 0 4Wild

KENYA 490 245 14S 0 1S

results 2000
Results 2000

Country sample Cases P1 P2 P3

Somalia 313 157 17S (73W) 26S 15S (6W)

Sudan 116 58 4S 1S 0

Djibouti 4 2 0 0 0

TOTAL 433 217 21S (73W) 27S, 15S(6W)

KENYA 609 304 24S 10S 29S

surveillance indicators 2000
Surveillance Indicators 2000

KENYA 53.5% 80.6% 99.2% 9.6%

results 2001
Results 2001

Country sample Cases P1 P2 P3 NPENT %

Somalia 261 131 10 12 20(13W)36 13.8

Sudan 173 86 5(1W) 0 0 24 13,9

Djibouti 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

Eritrea 34 17 0 0 0 5 7

Total 470 235 15(1W)13 20 (13W) 65 11.7

KENYA 542 271 8 9 2 38 7.0

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Results 2002

Country sample Cases P1 P2 P3 NPENT %

Somalia 216 108 9 18 14(6W) 23 10.6

Sudan 175 88 0 0 0 29 16.5

Eritrea 72 36 0 0 0 8 11.0

Total 463 232 9 18 14(6W) 60 12.9

KENYA 506 256 2 4 3 32 6.3

plan of action 2003
PLAN OF ACTION- 2003
  • Strengthen regular contacts between the Lab. With KEPI.
  • To bring representatives from WHO-EMRO (Somalia , Djibouti, Sudan) counterparts on board during our weekly meetings (Present once a Month).
  • To identify contact persons in St. Hellena and Seychelles Islands.
  • Training of 2 staff in NICD South Africa .
recommendations
Recommendations
  • The number of countries supported and samples processed by the laboratory for EMRO has increased over the years- EMRO to consider more support to the lab in terms of :
  • Increasing the amount of money to USD 10,000
  • ASSIST LAB. WITH TRANSPORT-VEHICLE.
  • Training (Cell Culture /attachment of staff in their labs).
  • Invitations to EMRO meetings encouraged.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

-KEMRI,KEPI,JICA, WHO (HQs, AFRO & EMRO), CDC FOR SUPPORT

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