External Quality assurance

External Quality assurance
The SRL performs External Quality assurance services for laboratories through:
Proficiency testing
In 2014 and 2015, the SRL was commissioned by WHO to offer microscopy PT panels to the 9 TB High burden            countries in Africa including;
Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, DRC and Nigeria.
In addition as an SRL, the laboratory has offered PT panels for culture and DST to Zambia, Botswana, Tanzania and   Swaziland.
Blinded rechecking
The SRL has in the past conducted blinded rechecking for Swaziland, Rwanda (during its DRS), Lesotho (during its    DRS) and the Zambart project; a  TB/HIV project in Zambia.
 Onsite supervision and training