Laboratory Quality Management Systems Training

On behalf of the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Liberia, Health Focus (HF) GmbH and Integrated Quality Laboratory Services (IQLS) conducted a 2nd on-site training for laboratory health workers in southeast Liberia from 06 -11 June 2022. This was part of the project: “Improving laboratory quality management systems towards SLIPTA accreditation in Southeast Liberia”; which aims at improving the quality management systems (QMS) in five County hospital laboratories in the Southeast of Liberia: FJ Grant Hospital laboratory (Greenville, Sinoe), JJ Dossen Hospital laboratory (Harper, Maryland), Fish Town Hospital laboratory (Fish Town, River Gee), Martha Tubman Memorial Hospital laboratory (Zwedru, Grand Gedeh), and Rally Time Hospital laboratory (Grand Cess, Grand Kru). This specialized training focused on the following:

  • Introduction to Laboratory Quality Management System (LQMS)
  • Process control (SLIPTA section 8)
  • Laboratory information management system (SLIPTA section 12)
  • Method verification (Part of SLIPTA section 5- Equipment management)

In all, 20 participants from the listed 5 Counties including two representatives of the National Diagnostic Division (NDD) of the Liberia MOH attended the 6-day training workshop

Group picture of participants and facilitators at the 2nd LQMS Training Workshop in Harper, Maryland County, 06-11 June, 2022

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