Here Is A List Of Laboratories Approved To Conduct COVID-19 Testing & Publish Results In Zimbabwe
The Ministry Of Health and Child Care has released a list of laboratories approved to carry out COVID-19 testing and publish results in Zimbabwe.
In a statement, the Ministry said it has noted reports of laboratories carrying out COVID-19 testing without the prior requirement of assessment and certification.
Below is a list of the laboratories that have been assessed and certified by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in collaboration with the Medical Laboratory and Clinical Scientists Council of Zimbabwe and the World Health Organization.
1. Lancet laboratories 2. PSMI Harare Branch 3. Cimas Harare laboratory 4. Diagnopath laboratory Harare 5. Klosad Laboratory Harare 6. Mater Dei Hospital Laboratory (DLS) 7. Multi Tech 8. Flow Cytometry 9. Haematology Centre 10. Bio express Laboratory 11. Genau Laboratory 12. Pathology Laboratory 13. Unki Mine Laboratory
1. National Microbiology Reference Laboratories 2. National TB Reference Laboratory 3. Plumtree District Hospital 4. Gwanda Provincial Hospital 5. Beitbridge District Hospital 6. St Lukes Mission Hospital 7. Victoria Falls Hospital 8. Gutu Mission Hospital 9. Masvingo Provincial Hospital 10. Gweru Provincial Hospital 11. Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital 12. Kadoma General Hospital 13. Marondera Provincial Hospital 14. St Alberts Mission Hospital 15. Bindura Provincial Hospital 16. Rusape General Hospital 17. Mutare Provincial Hospital 18. Chipinge District Hospital 19. Sally Mugabe Central Hospital 20. Parirenyatwa Central Hospital 21. National Virology Reference Laboratory 22. Chitungwiza Central Hospital 23. Chikurubi Maximum Prison 24. Thorngrove Hospital Laboratory 25. Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital 26. Josiah Tongogara Magama
Research and Non-Governmental Organizations
1. Population Service International (PSI) 2. Biomedical Research and Training Institute (BRTI) 3. African Institute Of Biomedical Sciences and Technology (AIBST)
Collection Points authorised
1. Lancet 2. Genau
The Ministry Of Health and Child Care also warned that all results from any unauthorized laboratory shall be regarded as invalid and of no use for the purposes for which they were intended to serve.