Quality Standards in Health Laboratories Implementation in Thailand: A Novel Approach Mayura Kusum and Panadda Silva, 2005, WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia Systematic approach to ensure quality; organizational management and structure; documentation; monitoring and evaluation; training; quality standards; differences between national and ISO standards; strategies and their implementation; establishing partnerships for implementation of work;project; an assessment of the participating units’ satisfaction; lessons learnt.
(66 pages, pdf 258kb)
Essential medical laboratory services: their role in delivering equitable health care in Malawi 2007, RJ Dacombe, SB Squire, ARC Ramsay, HT Banda, I Bates, WHO Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health UK and REACH Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
Examines the establishment of Essential Medical Laboratory Services and their crucial role for delivering equitable health care to the poor population of Malawi as part of the Essential Health Package; the potential for and current limitations of extending these services closer to the community.
(7 pages, pdf 33kb)