The Federal Authorities on Wednesday launched an internet registry of medical laboratories in Nigeria to enhance service supply.
Dr. Tosan Erhabor, Registrar of the Nigerian Medical Laboratory Science Council, made this identified in Abuja at a gathering with stakeholders and company consultants on automation led by Prof. Effiong Akpan of the College of Calabar .
He referred to as on stakeholders to reap the benefits of the nice alternatives provided by the brand new framework to enhance service supply.
Erhabor mentioned the registry would improve effectivity, effectiveness, transparency, velocity of service supply, in addition to knowledge assortment and administration.
He mentioned the aim of the assembly was to permit events to witness first-hand and presumably criticize the continued digitization of the medical laboratory registration course of.
“That is the final within the sequence of council processes that may transfer from the handbook to the digital platform.
“Regardless of our meager assets, the council has efficiently remodeled different processes together with licensure, examination, indexing, accreditation service and exterior high quality assurance and now medical laboratory registration,” he mentioned.
Erhabor urged medical laboratory house owners to proceed working with the council to enhance service supply.
He mentioned that to any extent further, house owners will be capable of register their labs seamlessly and from their most popular areas with out the necessity to go to the council headquarters in Abuja.
“I’m happy to notice that automation has raised our profile amongst stakeholders and the consultants are to be congratulated on a job nicely performed,” he mentioned.
In response, Akpan praised the council’s administration for extending the handbook processes hitherto into the digital setting to enhance service supply regardless of the prevailing financial challenges.
“My crew and I are proud to be related to the council and encourage different companies to emulate them on this regard,” he mentioned.
Akpan expressed confidence that stakeholders would even be pleased with the council’s efforts.
The Nigerian Information Company experiences that in September 2022, the federal authorities threatened to shut unregistered medical laboratories within the nation.
The council was warned to not relent or relaxation on their oars within the efficiency of their statutory duties.