Last week DATOS was invited by the WHO regional office for Europe to provide the Training on Laboratory Quality Management and the WHO LQSI tool. This training was organized for 17 persons from influenza laboratories all across the WHO European Region (Spain, Italy, Malta, Greece, Azerbaijan, Albania, Turkey, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ukrain, Lithuania, Hungary, Belarus, Georgia).

During the training participants learned everything about principles of laboratory quality management based on ISO 15189, the international quality standard for medical laboratories. They were also introduced to the WHO LQSI tool, a tool which helps laboratories on a day to day basis with implementing a quality management system.

The participants highly valued the training and gave it a score of 9.6 out of 10 (best)!