Strengthening Laos’ Defence Against Emerging Diseases

Featuring the work of Temasek Foundation and Temasek Life Sciences Lab (TLL)

This segment centres on the partnership between Temasek Foundation and TLL to share knowledge of biorisk management and emerging infectious diseases with professionals in five ASEAN countries (Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam).
The programme’s objective is to strengthen each country’s national health development resources in terms of capacity building, surveillance, information sharing, research and training for laboratory biosafety and biosecurity, in order to prevent cross border outbreaks. Key participants from the programme in Laos, including doctors, researchers and representatives from the World Health Organisation, the Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Laboratory and Epidemiology, are featured.

Channel NewsAsia Spotlight Programme
Aired March 8, 2015

(Source: Channel NewsAsia via Youtube)