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68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Yaba Achieves 5-star Rating 

Auditors from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) last week completed a Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation (SLMTA) assessment of 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Yaba in Lagos, Nigeria, and awarded  the lab a 5-star rating.

The SLMTA process was developed by developed by the U.S. CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO). With this rating, the Nigerian Ministry of Defence/Walter Reed Prpgram-Nigeria now has two labs with 5 star ranking. The first was the 445 Nigerian Air Force Hospital Ikeja, also in Lagos, around two years ago, which was the first lab in the country to achieve this level.