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Working together to beat cholera

Cholera expert from Bangladesh provides laboratory training to local scientists.
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Microbiologist Dr Mohammad Sirajul Islam (right) is one of three cholera experts from the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, who were deployed through WHO’s Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network to strengthen laboratory capacity in Sierra Leone. Dr Islam demonstrates to laboratory scientists Dr Abdul Kamara (middle) and Musu Abu (left) how to prepare a culture medium.

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