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NHLDS and CDC strengthen Laboratories

Uganda through National Health Laboratories and Diagnostics Services (NHLDS) Department under the MoH work together to strengthen the Lab sector through the SLMTA program.

As a...

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UNHLS Quality Assurance Mandate & Objectives

External Quality Assurance

UNHLS conducts & regulates regular comparison of a laboratory’s testing to a source outside the laboratory, a process known as EQA. This process ensures and assures laboratory customers (physicians, patients and health authorities) the ability of laboratory...

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Laboratory QA Standards

Quality standards are an integral part of the quality system. These aim at ensuring safety and consistency. They need to be followed to meet regulatory requirements as well as monitor functioning of the laboratory.


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Mentorship Support & Supervision

Mentorship of labs is implemented by trained Mentors and Auditors. SLMTA/SLIPTA mentorship is conducted on-site and comprises of the following;

• Equipping laboratory personnel with knowledge and skills to improve and...

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Capacity Building

To address the paucity of accredited laboratories in Uganda, the WHO Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO) established a stepwise approach for laboratories to attain the required standards. This approach supports laboratories at all levels through a series of...

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Featured Activity / Project
Feb 25, 2020

Dissemination of QA Results


For efficiency and effectiveness, this option requires  establishment of a reliable internet access and running of an online National EQA data management portal with...

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Featured Success Story
Jan 18, 2020

Journey To Functionalize The Uganda National Accreditation...

Uganda is in the process of establishing its own accreditation body (UGANAS) in order to reduce accreditation costs while also improving regional capacity to improve trade and product quality. The Ministry of Health is currently working with the JCRC/SPHLS project, MOTIC`s National...

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Upcoming Activity

Sanas mentorship at Amuria General Hospital

The mentorship was about training staff on the different Sanas documents, how to use them and when it was conducted. These include the; SANAS policy...more

Jun 15, 2024 | Amuria | View

Training of Trainers for Risk Management

To build capacity to improve laboratory services at National level as well as cascade the capacity to subnational level in Risk Management based on...more

May 20, 2024 | Pearl on the Nile Hotel,Jinja | View

ISO:15189:2022. Training for Bombo Millitary Hospital

Equip trainees with adequate knowledge and skills for the effective implementation of quality management systems in medical laboratories basing on...more

Apr 22, 2024 | Bombo millitary hospital | View

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