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Un technicien de laboratoire effectue des tests pour le VIH, la syphilis, le paludisme et le groupe sanguin. Tous les patients sont testés après leur arrivée à la maternité Castor, à Bangui, en République centrafricaine.
© Borja Ruiz Rodriguez/MSF
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Laboratory technician



  • Certified as a laboratory technician (equivalent of France's BTS in biological analyses, DUT biological option analysis, DETAB or other foreign diploma equivalent)


  • 2 years (excluding work experience) of medical laboratory analysis in bacteriology, haematology and/or parasitology, biochemistry
  • management or training experience preferred


  • 6 months minimum


  • comfortable in English (B1 level)


  • ready to work within multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams
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The laboratory technician contributes to improving the quality of healthcare in MSF programmes. They can work in hospital-based or pathology-specific (tuberculosis or AIDS) healthcare programmes.


  • supervises all activities in the laboratory,

  • leads and guides a team of technicians

  • evaluates needs in terms of training and supply

  • sets up a quality assurance system to ensure the reliability of results.

  • manages stocks and places orders for materials and reagents.

  • collects and analyses data on laboratory activity