Photos from Laboratory Quality Control course 15- 17 th June 13


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The Laboratory Quality Course was run for three day from 15th to 17th June 2012. The course was organized and run by Dr. S. Stoveland supported extensively by Prof. Eqrar, Norplan and Sabour, Consultant to UNICEF.
Ground water investigation course 29th April - 5th May 2013
Opening Course with Dir. W. Hakami and Stoveland in front and participants from RuWatSIP, MoPH, MEW and DACAAR present Dir Hakami and Stoveland in discussion at the course opening
Dr Stoveland , Prof. Eqrar and Laboratory staff from RuWatSIP Discussing potential technical and analytical sources of errors in the laboratory.
Sabour, UNICEF focusing of areas of errors in water analysis  
Group work: Question to resolve: You instructed an officer to go to Kapissa to collect a water sample from a specific well and bring sample to lab and analyze. When you received results two days later, the results were completely wrong. What could be the sources of errors? List and discuss ALL sources of errors for the group work.

Team analysing Arcenic in laboratory

Photos below from practical exercises covering planning to sample water supply, field sampling and subsequent analyzing water sample in the laboratory
Preparing equipment for the field sampling. Cold box with all the necessary equipment

Also buffer solutions has to be prepared for the field.

All at work. Very active team at work. Checking pH in the field
Important to register all data about the sampling point Returning to the lab after having collected the samples in the field.
All course participants in the lab and Sabour Arsenic analytical kit.
Presentation of group work and discussions , Saroya Qurishi from RuWatSIP laboratory, while Eng Abrar assist with translations Khalilurahman from DACAAR present the response from the course participants about how they want to follow up the course and participants appreciation of the course
Dir. Hamaki present course certificates to one of the participants while Abrar and Naseer watches Abrar and Sen Adviser in RuWatSIP Safi presents certificates to participant.
  In RuWatSIP, most standard metods are used, but this is not always the case. The same seemed to be the case in other laboratories. So comparison of results could be confusing and difficult unless internal contol systems would confirm that the degree of accuracy of the test was acceptable as documented internal tests.