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Ros Chanyasith, DMDP Microbiology Mentor, was chosen to present his abstract as a poster at the Institute for Tropical Medicine Belgium’s 59th Annual Colloquium on Antibiotic Resistance from Research to Action, held December 5-7, 2018 in Phnom Penh. The title of the abstract was “Monitoring and Improvement of Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing Errors on Worksheets and Cambodia Laboratory Information System (CAMLIS) at Cambodia Government Microbiology Laboratories Supported by DMDP.” Authors: R. Chanyasith, J. Letchford, E. Rattanak, M. Sineang, C. Chanborann.

Our Funding

Since 2013, DMDP has received generous funding from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) of the United States Department of Defense, which constitutes most of our operating funds.  DTRA also funds some of our partners in the region, including World Health Organization and Navy Army Medical Research Unit (NAMRU2).  The…

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Our Vision

To build capacity for infectious diseases diagnosis by strengthening the infrastructure and technical capabilities of laboratory staff in clinical microbiology, biochemistry, and hematology and by strengthening the capacity of health care providers to accurately diagnose infectious diseases primarily in the developing world.

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Pam Smith, DMDP Expert Microbiologist

DMDP is pleased that Pam Smith is the latest of a number of expert microbiologists from abroad who have come to Cambodia to mentor to Cambodian laboratory staff.  Pam Smith has a Bachelor of Science majoring in Microbiology from the…

Oeng Sopheap Appointed ASM Young Ambassador to Cambodia

DMDP is proud to announce that Oeng Sopheap, DMDP Deputy Scientific Officer and Chief Mentor, has been appointed as the American Society for Microbiology Young Ambassador for Cambodia. ASM Young Ambassadors are dynamic young leaders, who represent ASM in their home…

Sheep blood

Sheep blood is an essential growth factor for some pathogenic bacteria and the colonial morphology and hemolytic pattern of these bacteria have been well described on sheep blood agar. In order to have a reliable supply of sheep blood, DMDP…