A leading primary health care service provider EHA Clinics has been awarded the ISO certification by the South African National Accreditation System, in recognition of its commitment to improving the quality and delivery of laboratory systems in Africa
The Clinic has over the years demonstrated its commitment to technical competency and the operation of a quality management system of the highest standards.
The ISO 15189:2012 is a globally recognised quality standard for a medical laboratory in developing quality management systems and assessing competence.
It guides companies in developing a quality management system that aligns quality with their global business strategy.
Speaking on the achievement, the chief executive officer of EHA Clinics Adam Thompson said, “The prestigious accreditation supports our core values of quality and patient-centered care. Our
patients are assured of our commitment to progressive quality improvement.
“These are exciting times for us, as EHA Clinics Kano was recently recognized as the first primary healthcare clinic in
Subsaharan Africa to be accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) for ambulatory care.
“We are proud to be transforming healthcare and setting the pace for primary healthcare standards in
Nigeria and beyond.”
On his part laboratory manager, Sivakumar Gajendran stressed that medical laboratory services are essential to patient care.
“We are pleased with this new development. This certification
represents a major milestone in our long-term strategic journey. At EHA Clinics, quality for us means we are focused on the well-being and successful medical outcomes of our patients who have come to trust us.
“Achieving the ISO 15189/2012 certification is evident that we have all the necessary systems to ensure that this excellent standard is sustained through our people, technology, and
EHA Clinics is a world-class integrated healthcare service provider with locations in Kano, and Abuja focused on improving healthcare delivery in Nigeria to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare services in any setting, including clinic facilities and at home.
Their facilities are all equipped with the latest healthcare technologies, and the most dedicated team of healthcare professionals, providing a unique range of patient-centered services.