ENAS is Launching Accreditation of Medical Laboratories Program

3/21/2019

In reference to the Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology Board of Director's Decision no. (18) for the year 2018, which follows the Cabinet Resolution no. (35) of the year 2015 regarding the UAE System for the Control & Monitoring of Conformity Assessment Bodies, accreditation for all medical laboratories in the UAE according to the International standards of ISO 15189 and technical requirements of the Emirates National Accreditation System (ENAS) is mandatory. All medical laboratories that are currently operating in UAE shall proceed with applying for Accreditation for the full scope of medical testing services provided within the following timeframe:

Apply for Accreditation according to the International Standard ISO 15189 from the National Accreditation System (ENAS) or ESMA approved Accreditation Bodies announced in ESMA website, within maximum 6 months.

Achieve Accreditation within 18 months.

To apply for ENAS Accreditation, kindly visit ENAS website (www.enas.gov.ae) for Accreditation Application and ENAS Technical requirement.

Further inquiries on Accreditation of medical laboratories may be directed to Ms. Dana Lutfi – Accreditation Officer – National Accreditation Department on Tel: 024032633 or email: dana.c@enas.gov.ae


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