Launching the Project in Collaboration with the Private Sector, Sysmex Cooperation, for Disseminating Japanese Technologies


On 10th February 2017, the project “Laboratory Quality Control Support”, which utilises Japanese technologies offered by the Sysmex Cooperation (HQ: Kobe, Japan) with the support of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was launched at the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP), under the presence of H.E. Mr. Hideyuki Sakamoato, Ambassador of Japan to Namibia, Mr. Augustinus Katiti, Chief Executive Officer of NIP and Mr Kazuto Yoshikawa, Vice President of Sysmex.

The project aims to improve the quality management of key clinical laboratories in Namibia, which is essential to accurate disease diagnosis and hence appropriate treatment, in order to support the Namibian Government’s efforts for improving the quality of public medical institutions. Under the project, the Sysmex Cooperation will work with NIP, and equipment of a blood analyser and on-line monitoring system of the analyser operation status together with on-site training of the staff in charge of clinical laboratory work, in worth of approximately 2.4million ND, are to be provided.

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