A Laboratory Capability Audit of National Notifiable Diseases, Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
The Department of Health and Aged Care engaged HMA to undertake a laboratory capability audit, mapping and scoping project. The project assessed the capability and readiness of Australian laboratories to detect, identify, epidemiologically characterise and conduct additional testing on national notifiable diseases. In addition, the project identified possible opportunities to improve national responsiveness to notifiable diseases, map Australia’s laboratory network, and examine how information is shared and communicated across the network.
Key tasks included:
This project was completed in August 2016.