General Laboratory Advisor
Dr Sofia Viegas, PhD, is the overall laboratory advisor for iLEAD in Maputo, Mozambique, providing technical and scientific advice for all laboratory activities. Dr Viegas has been a researcher at INS since 2006. Her previous work at INS has included coordination of the bacteriology laboratory (2010 to 2011) and coordination of the activities of the Tuberculosis reference laboratories (2011 to 2015). She is also Head of the Department of Laboratory Network and Reference Services at INS. Her main research interests include Tuberculosis and laboratory diagnostics.