AMI August Seminar

Australia Myanmar Institute Monthly Seminar

HIV testing in Myanmar: enhancing capacity

Monday 29th August 2016

5:30 pm for the Seminar starts at 6 pm

followed by networking and refreshments 7 – 7:30 pm

St Vincent’s Hospital

Seminar room, 3rd Floor, Healy Wing (Building C)

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Melbourne

Directions: Parliament Station (by train), Free City Circle Brown Tram , Tram 86, 96 Corner of Nicholson & Vic Parade (St Vincent’s Hospital stop)

Tram 11, 12 & 109 (St Vincent’s Plaza, Stop 12)

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*Free for AMI members and guests, but please donate a Gold Coin to help cover costs

RSVP essential for catering purpose. Inform us of your attendance by emailing

Speaker: Sue Best,Director of the National Serology Reference Laboratory (NRL), Australia and of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnostics and Laboratory Support for HIV/AIDS and Other Blood-borne Infections. She is a member of the expert reference committees for the National HIV and Hepatitis C Testing Policies and technical working groups.  Sue has been engaged by WHO as a technical expert in proficiency testing and regulation of diagnostic medical devices to assist with development of WHO guidelines on these subjects. She has undertaken many consultancies in developing countries reviewing policies and practices relating to laboratory and Point-of-Care testing for infectious diseases and quality management systems.

NRL is a member of AMI and Sue is a member of AMI’s Board.

Chaired by: ProfJoseph Lo Bianco, University of Melbourne

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