Haematology, Microbiology, DIagnostics
Building Costs: 35,000 birr | £1,000 | US$1,245
Equipment: 87, 500 birr | £2,500 | US$3110
Salaries: 60,000 birr | £1,715 | US$2135
The Clinic's aims to provide the highest level of skilled and evidence-based care, with the new laboratory significantly contributing towards this.
At present, the Clinic nurses are able to perform a small number of laboratory investigations, but these are limited by both skills and equipment available. The next step now is to fund and build a purpose-designed building that will be properly equipped, and recruit a laboratory technician to run the lab.
This will allow us to expand the tests offered to include:
HIV and Hepatitis Testing
Sexual Health Screening
A fully-functioning laboratory will contribute to a more comprehensive approach to diagnostics and a more targeted treatment.
The Clinic is currently fundraising for this project on JustGiving, but would also be very interested in any offers of second-hand donated equipment: