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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

Mildmay Uganda, Laboratory: A Success Story of Quality...

November, 1st 2017 marks a milestone achievement for TAU-QI2A as Mildmay Uganda Laboratory is assessed by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) and recommended for accreditation to ISO 15189:2012 (Medical Laboratories - Requirements for Quality and Competence)...

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Upcoming Activity

ISO 15189:2022 Training of Trainers


May 02, 2023 | Ridar Hotel,Mukono | View

SLMTA 2 Workshop Training for cohort 4 Labs

27 sites were selected and enrolled under cohort 4 SLMTA program which includes 3 phases of training, previously these had their first training last...more

Mar 05, 2023 | Ridar Hotel,Mukono | View

Cohort 4 SLMTA Supplemental Training Workshop 2

The SLMTA 2 curriculum is a comprehensive training composed of four modules – QMS 1, QMS 2, QMS 3, and QMS 4. Each module will be divided into...more

Mar 03, 2023 | Jinja | View

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