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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 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 goal…

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Our Vision

DMDP’s Vision is to build capacity for infectious diseases diagnosis in the developing world by strengthening the infrastructure and technical capabilities of laboratory staff in clinical microbiology, biochemistry and hematology and by strengthening the capabilities of health care providers to accurately diagnose and manage infectious diseases.

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CMML ribbon ceremony DMDP colleagues

In November, 2018, DMDP officially turned over ownership of the Central Media Making Laboratory to the University of Health Sciences. Cambodian Ministry of Heath officials, US government officials from the Embassy, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, World Health Organization, and other…

Jim receiving medal at CMML Ribbon cutting

Dr. Jim McLaughlin, DMDP Treasurer, co-founder, and former President, received a medal from the Ministry of Health during the CMML handover ceremony, commending him for his activities leading to the success of DMDP’s endeavors in Cambodia.