Training of trainers in laboratory quality management system and WHO LQSI tool

25–29 September 2017, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

A 5-day training course for senior laboratory managers, quality officers and members of the Uzbekistan National Laboratory Working Group is being organized by the WHO Country Office in Uzbekistan in collaboration with WHO/Europe’s “Better Labs for Better Health” initiative.

The purpose of this course is to train professionals in the latest developments in the field of laboratory quality management, which will enable them to become and to remain national leaders in this field. The course includes an introduction to the laboratory quality management system (LQMS) and the Laboratory Quality Stepwise Implementation (LQSI) tool. In addition, to increase the impact and dissemination of knowledge from this course, a training of trainers component is included, covering the theory and practice of modern adult learning principles and techniques. This will enable participants to hold the LQMS introduction training course and the course on the LQSI tool themselves.

The course aims to provide participants with the theoretical background and practical expertise to implement a quality management system that complies with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189 standard for medical laboratories.