College of Health Sciences, University of Human Development, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Establish this research group as a scientific reference for Kurdistan and to
sustain infectious disease investigation skills. This will help triage patients
and implement quarantine and control measures for new illnesses.
Perform fast sequencing analysis for contact tracing and gain a better
understanding of the nature of the epidemic in the region.
Establish the laboratory as analysing centre for Kurdistan, both in the near
term for seasonal illnesses and in the long term to cope with the region's Risks
of High Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCIDs).
Taking preventive measures, and surveillance, will minimize infectious
challenges, economic losses, and the possibility of a pandemic control.
using epidemiological and different Laboratory techniques.
the source of outbreaks [Environmental, Animal, and Human-associated infections].
progress in disease transmission to identify outbreaks during early stages [control
· Scientific contribution for emergency response and preparation.
uncommon pathogens [infectious diseases] through:
investigation of sick or deceased human or animal specimens from unknown or
aetiological and epidemiological study of new and novel infectious agents.
high consequence infectious diseases through:
surveillance networks and systems in addition to the test development.
diseases including Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome- Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2),
Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF),
Influenzae, Rabies, Mycobacterium, Vibrio cholera and other high consequence Microbial
international collaborating centre for certain microbial infections in the
diagnostic, prevention, and treatment capabilities through:
human papillomavirus (HPV) laboratory investigations to minimize the incidence
of HPV-related malignancies.
providing laboratory diagnostic support and training to local health agencies
and other partners.
interaction studies trough:
out laboratory studies to comprehend how diseases progress.
infection consequences progression and conduct post-infection research