Within the Regional Diagnostic Strengthening initiative, supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control And Prevention, IQLS is organizing a Laboratory EQA webinar series.

The first session, on Thursday 14 March 2024, 3.00-5:00 pm ICT, on EQA Program Planning and Development webinar, will focus on the concepts, tools, and processes related to the planning and development of an EQA program. During an interactive session facilitated by Dr. Antoine Pierson, you will learn about technical working group formation, implementation roadmap, documentation, and data management aligned with ISO 17043 & 13528. We will also hear from our guest speaker, Dr. Abdoulaye Nikiema, sharing his personal experience and lessons learned during his national EQA implementation journey.

Learning objectives

After completing the webinar, the participants will be able to:

  • Define and classify types of EQA
  • Describe the process of EQA program development
  • Identify the challenges faced when implementing an EQA program
  • List the competency requirements and statistical methods for EQA providers aligned with ISO 17043 & 13528

To register, click here.