IN PERSON – Accreditation of Medical Testing (ISO 15189)

June 24th, 2024


This in person training course will take place on 24-26 June 2024 in New Delhi and is for APAC Member personnel and APAC Evaluators. The training course is kindly hosted by the National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India.

This is an introductory to intermediate level training course for accreditation managers and assessment personnel of APAC Members and APAC Evaluators. It will cover the use of ISO 15189 Medical laboratories — Requirements for quality and competence to accredit medical testing facilities. The course will also cover relevant ILAC requirements, including ILAC G26:11/2018 Guidance for the Implementation of a Medical Accreditation Scheme.

The facilitators will provide insights on how this type of accreditation is conducted and participants will be encouraged to share their experiences and ask questions. Attendees are expected to be APAC Member personnel (assessors, managers, accreditation scheme developers) that are either undertaking accreditation of medical testing, or are considering developing an accreditation scheme. Attendees are expected to be familiar with accreditation in accordance with ISO/IEC 17011, and have at least a general knowledge of ISO 15189 and associated assessment.

Please register for this event by 24 May 2024 using the event registration website. 

Due to the expected high interest in this training event, until further notice only two (2) persons from each APAC Member will be accepted to attend this event. Depending on the numbers registered closer to the date of the event, a further registration round may be made available. It is expected the attendees that undertake this training will share the knowledge gained and the training materials internally with other accreditation body personnel when they return.

There is no event registration fee and a lunch will be provided free of charge on the days of the event. However, all travel, accommodation, other meals, per diems, visa fees, travel and health insurance costs, etc. must be paid directly by the attendees or by their accreditation bodies. APAC does not provide funding for attendees at this event. On the Accommodation tab of the registration website, details of any specific hotel booking arrangements will be made available.

Registrants will need to upload evidence that an APAC Member in their economy has approved their participation in this APAC event.


New Delhi, India