NRL Scientific Consulting and Training

Customised and sustainable training to enhance quality of infectious disease testing through education, advocacy and mentorship.


NRL Scientific Consulting and Training seeks to develop the capacity of laboratories and point-of-care sites to enhance the quality of testing. This includes collaborations with partners in health care systems to support the delivery of accurate diagnoses and involves a three pronged approach:

  1. Identify areas for improvement

  2. Respond to needs through education and training

  3. Ensure the sustainability of improved testing services

Our team delivers training in the following areas:

  • Laboratory Techniques

  • Quality Management Systems

  • Quality Control

  • Proficiency Programmes-EQAS

  • IVD Evaluations

  • Development and Validation of Testing Algorithms

Meet our NRL Scientific Consulting and Training Team:

Who we have worked with:


Geraldine Kong

Sandy Walker

For more information on NRL Scientific Consulting and Training services please phone: +61 3 9418 1100 or email the Scientific Consulting and Training Manager - Geraldine Kong:

Contact Us

 Address: 4th Floor, Healy BuildinNRL

4th Floor, Healy Building

41 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065


Fax: +61 3 9418 1155

Phone: +61 3 9418 1111


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NRL is designated a WHO Collaborating Centre for Diagnostics and Laboratory Support for HIV and AIDS and Other Blood-borne Infections