CNAS medical laboratory accreditation supports good health and well being
Medical laboratories play an important role in the evaluation of human health status, the correct diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of diseases. The quality and technical level of medical laboratory are directly related to the health and well-being of the public.
China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) issued the first medical laboratory accreditation certificate in August 2005. By the end of December 2020, CNAS has accredited 453 medical laboratories. Accreditation has been recognized by medical laboratories in China as an important tool to improve quality and technical ability. In December 2007, CNAS successively signed the mutual recognition agreements with Asia-Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) on medical laboratory accreditation. China Accreditation will continue to make greater contributions to the construction of a healthy China.