ASEAN-ROK Site Visit to RPHL Network Secretariat, Department of Medical Science, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, 8 November 2022

RPHL Network Secretariat welcomed a group of experts from KDCA, Republic of Korea (ROK) to exchange views on possible collaboration on capacity building for Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response in ASEAN.

The event highlighted:

  • Identifying the opportunities for further collaboration
  • Sharing the goals of both parties including the ASEAN – ROK Cooperation project and [draft] of the 3-year Strategic Work Plan of RPHL Network
  • Visiting the National Laboratories including BIOSAFETY Level 2 and level 3 laboratories and Training Center for Excellence in Medical Sciences (TEMs)

On this occasion, both sides welcomed further cooperation, focusing on capacity building as well as utilizing the training center for capacity building on the laboratory in ASEAN.

Under GHSA Detect 1 [Laboratory Systems], the RPHL Network has been established since 2019 which is currently composed
of 11 member countries, including 10 countries in ASEAN and Nepal. The Secretariat Office locates at the DMSc, Thailand.
For more information, please visit RPHL Network.

For more details, Contact

RPHL Network Secretariat
Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Emailrphlnetwork@gmail.com,
cc: dic_dmsc@dmsc.mail.go.th