NHLS News


  • Nhls Leadership Appears Before Parliamentary Portfolio Committee On Health

    Johannesburg. 14October 2016.The CEO of the National Health Laboratory Service(NHLS), Ms Joyce Mogale, appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health on Wednesday, 12 October 2016, to present some of the achievements realised by the organisation during the past financial year, as outlined in the entity’s 2015 / 16 Annual Report.   The NHLS is one of the entities reporting to the Department of Health, mandated with the responsibility of supporting the national and...

    More

    17 October 2016
  • Kroonstad Laboratory puts NHLS on the Map

    The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) has made history by obtaining a five star scoring through the Africa Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) external audits. ASLM was established to evaluate and recognise the progress of the laboratory Quality Management Systems (QMS) using the World Health Organization’s, Africa Stepwise Laboratory Improvement Process towards Accreditation’s (WHO AFRO SLIPTA) checklist. The Kroonstad laboratory in the Free State, has obtained a five...

    More

    13 July 2016
  • NHLS: Playing a vital role on SAs Health Landscape

    Leadership talks to National Health Laboratory Service CEO, Ms Joyce Mogale     As part of an introduction to readers, can you give us some background on the NHLS? When was it established and what is its main role? The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) was established in 2000 by an Act of Parliament, amalgamating the former South African Institute for Medical Research (SAIMR), National...

    More

    08 July 2016
  • These SA drones bring healing, not war

    SHEREE BEGA IT'S CALLED the e-Juba, and Professor Barry Mendelow and his team at the National Health Laboratory Service believe the lightweight electronic carrier pigeon can help save lives in some of the most remote parts of South Africa. For more than a decade, the Wits emeritus professor has led a novel research project involving Denel and drone researchers, which has shown how pre-pro- grammed robotic medical couriers can be used to ferry medical cargoes between rural clinics and...

    More

    08 October 2015
  • NHLS announces appointment of CEO

    Date: 1 September 2015   NHLS announces appointment of CEO “This appointment is extra special for the organisation as Ms Mogale is the first black woman to be appointed in this role since the organisation’s inception in 2001.” The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) is proud to announce that its current Interim CEO Ms Joyce Mogale has been appointed as its new CEO, with effect from 1 September 2015. Ms Mogale takes over the reins from Mr Sagie Pillay, who...

    More

    14 September 2015