Images: Malaria study [Image 4 of 14]
Photo by Chief Petty Officer Robert Gallagher
Laboratory technician and microscopy student Ekanaeli Mshana, from the Tanga Region, focus the lenses of a microscope over a slide with malaria parasite invested blood cells during the counting pre-test session Nov. 23, in the lab of the National Reference Laboratory and Quality Assurance Training Center. U.S. Africa Command's Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit-Kenya and their Kenyan partners, the Kenya Medical Research Institute, are conducting a medical engagement to provide a two week basic malaria microscopy training, Nov. 23 through Dec. 4, 2009, to medical laboratory technologists from Tanga Region, Tanzania. The U.S. President's Malaria Initiative-Tanzania is also facilitating the training.
Date Posted:11.29.2009 09:33
Location:DAAR ES SALAAM, TZ