Microscope Maintenance Course for ALL Users of Microscopes

The Center of Excellence for Malaria Diagnosis, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, is happy to commence the Microscope Maintenance Course. This course addresses the challenges in the handling of microscopes and how they can be maintained to ensure better performance. Significantly, the course will elucidate the various qualities of microscopes available in the market and how informed decision could guide their purchase and use. Scientists and Biomedical Engineers with rich experience in microscope use and repairs are part of the selected faculty for this course. This course will prolong the life of your microscopes, ensure that it performs optimally (by elucidating and not obscuring materials of interest that should be viewed) in a timely fashion, promote accurate viewing of any specimen, makes teaching of students easier and exciting etc. Organizations/facilities where any kind of microscopes is used should take advantage of this special course to train their staff.

Target: All users of Microscopes: Scientists/Researchers, Technologists, technicians, procurement staff etc in Universities, Hospitals, Laboratories, Research Institutes, Programme Implementers, Marketing firms etc.

2018 Course Schedule Duration
1 May 2nd  – 4th , 2018 3 Days
2.  Sept 24th  – 26TH , 2018. 3 Days


Format of the Course: Lectures, problem-based and hands-on activities; presentations by participants and real-time microscopy trouble-shooting activity..


Duration: This is a 3-day intensive course.


Course fee:  Cost: N85, 000.00 including tuition, course materials, tea breaks, and lunch.


Accommodation/Travel: To be provided by sponsors/participants.


Participants/Class: 25/BATCH


Organizers: The International Malaria Microscopy Training and RDT Quality Assurance Centre

College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria.





Interested participants to send One-page curriculum vitae


Information and application:

The Coordinator,


International Malaria Microscopy Training and RDT QA Programme

WHO/TDR/FIND Malaria Specimen Bank Site

Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology

College of Medicine

University of Lagos




E-mail: coemalariadx@gmail.com; wellao@yahoo.com; waoyibo@gmail.com ,

Tel: + 234-8076584530; +234-8035374004