SARS-CoV-2 antigen RDT training package launch

COVID-19 Laboratory Community

The fifteenth webinar of the COVID-19 Laboratory Community of Practice took place on 18 November 2020. The participants introduced the SARS-CoV-2 Antigen RDT training package developed by FIND and WHO, sharing experiences and perspectives on Ag RDT implementation and the importance of well-trained personnel for quality results.

The webinar took place in English, with a French and Portuguese translation to be provided in early 2021.

15th webinar of the COVID-19 Laboratory Community of Practice
10:00 AM Opening remarks Dr Hanan Balky, WHO Diagnostics pillar Lead, Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator
10:15 AM Regional perspectives WHO regional laboratory advisers for AFRO, EMRO, EURO, SEARO
Dr Hiram Oliveira Diaz – experience gained from SARS-COV-2 antigen RDT implementation and evaluation studies
10:35 AM Overview of the SARS-CoV-2 Antigen RDT training package Dr Jane Cunningham, WHO
Dr Heidi Albert, FIND
11:00 AM Q&A WHO: Dr Céline Barnadas, Dr Jane Cunningham, Dr Mark Perkins, WHO regional laboratory advisers
FIND: Dr Andre Trollip, Dr Heidi Albert
11:25 AM Closing remarks Dr Emma Hannay, FIND

SARS-COV-2 AG RDT TRAINING PACKAGE V1.0

KIT DE FORMATION SUR LES TESTS RAPIDES AG SARS-COV-2 – WHO