ISO 15189

accreditationTo provide a reliable, consistent, and high quality medical reports to the population in Mauritius, Green Cross has brought itself as the premier private laboratory to meet standards that enables our clinical laboratory and staff to meet ISO 15189 policies and regulatory requirements.

These policies enables us to act in accordance with Quality Systems, and provide the best possible patient care.


EQAS – External Quality Assessment (EQA)

accreditationEQAS is the largest global EQA scheme. It is used by 16,000 laboratories worldwide. EQAS is accredited to a number of internationally recognised standards.

The objective of performing EQA is to develop inter-laboratory comparability which allows standardisation of diagnostic testing. EQA measures a laboratory's accuracy using 'blind' samples that are analysed as if they were patient samples. For Green Cross EQA has a number of functions:


  • Maintaining and improving the analytical quality of laboratory tests

  • Detecting equipment failures, identifying reagent problems, reviewing staff training

  • Initiating and evaluating corrective actions

  • Comparing different analytical methods

Participation in an EQA scheme will help produce reliable and accurate reporting of patient results, consequently  providing accurate patient diagnosis and treatment.

Internal Quality Control

accreditationQuality Assurance is crucial for every Medical Laboratory.

The aim and goal of Green Cross is to ensure that the results generated by the test are precise and accurate. Furthermore, Green Cross has its policy based on quality assurance that is it must ensure that the right test is carried out on the right specimen, and that the right result and right interpretation is delivered to the right person at the right time" Green Cross has set up internal policies and procedures to ensure that each and every person performing medical test in our lab, receives the best quality of medical reports.