SLIPTA Auditors Training Held 26-30 May 2014 in Adama, Ethiopia

SLIPTA Auditors Training Held 26-30 May 2014 in Adama, Ethiopia

SLIPTA Training Participants, Adama, Ethiopia

A SLIPTA programme auditors training was conducted for fifteen participants from 26-30 May 2014 in Adama, Ethiopia. Two master SLIPTA auditor trainers provided didactic instruction, facilitated discussions, led the mock laboratory audits and provided feedback to participants to improve laboratory assessment skills. The workshop was designed to engage the participants in improving the quality of laboratories across Ethiopia, with an emphasis on helping laboratories achieve accreditation. For more information about SLIPTA, please visit

The standardised training modules covered in the training included:

  • Introduction to QMS (Quality Management Systems) and Accreditation
  • Assessment Methods
  • Overview of SLIPTA and Audit Process
  • Review of ISO 15189:2012
  • Review of the WHO-AFRO SLIPTA Checklist and Professional Ethics for Auditors

Participants displayed keen interest throughout the course and remained actively engaged in activities, assignments, and mock audit practice. The mock audits were performed at the Adama Regional Public Health Regional Referral and Adama General Hospital & Teaching College Laboratories.

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Original text by: Betelihem Mulugeta; Editor: Corey White