Addressing inequalities and accelerating SDGs

Regional reverse linkage

Islamic development bank

The main objective of the Regional Reverse Linkage between the "Institut Pasteur de Dakar" and the network of laboratories in 10 sub-Saharan countries for capacity building in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is to: i) develop the human capacities of the Laboratories network and ii) to provide the necessary medical equipment for the 10 laboratories. In addition, the project will iii) provide the laboratories with an E-learning platform, technical guidelines, and operational protocols to help accelerate action and easy detection of COVID-19 cases. This initiative will benefit from the peer learning and knowledge & information sharing between the "Institut Pasteur de Dakar" and its network in 10 sub-Saharan countries on pandemic preparedness and response of COVID 19.