|Welcome to the Diagnostic Microbiology Development Program. Our mission is to build capacity for reliable infectious diseases diagnosis by strengthening the infrastructure and technical capabilities of technicians and clinical microbiologists in resource-poor countries. We accomplish this work with the assistance of many partners including volunteer clinical microbiologists willing to provide long term hands-on bench training in diagnostic microbiology.|
You may read an atticle about the work of DMDP in Cambodia in Diagnostic Microbiology in Post-Genocide Cambodia published in the September 2012 issue of Microbe.
The background for DMDP is described in Lab Lessons with Borders: Training Technicians in this Stanford Medical Center Report.
Our Board of Directors brings a variety of expertise to the mission of DMDP.