Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Srinivas. H

Department of Biochemistry, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India


  • Opinion   
    Medical Laboratory Quality Management: Current Scenario and Challenges in Developing Nation
    Author(s): Jayagandan Jayamani*, Ravish H and Srinivas. H

    Medical laboratory quality management though not newer concept to developing nation like India, presence of serious gap in its implementation and continued monitoring is an undeniable fact. There are multiple limiting factors in effective implementation of laboratory Quality Management System (QMS). The very first issue is the health budget allocation and inappropriate distribution of allocated funds. The Primary Health Centers (PHCs) though are considered as the backbone of health infrastructure of developing nations’ funds they receive for maintaining their associated medical laboratory services are disproportionate and highly inadequate. Other major challenges are existing level of training and awareness among the workforce deployed, lack of national and local lab Quality Control (QC) policies etc. This article focuses on few of major constraints which when worked upon swiftl.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1079.

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