History was made at the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) 2017, as PathCare Laboratories, the Internationally Accredited Laboratory (ISO 15189) in Nigeria, became the winner of the Private Laboratory Service Provider of the Year category for the fourth time running.
The NHEA, the “Oscars” equivalent of the Nigerian Healthcare recognition, is presented by Global Health and it is the leading Nigerian Healthcare award honouring excellence, innovation and qualitative improvement in Nigeria healthcare system.
Chairman, Board of Directors, Prof. Ibironke Akinsete, the doyen of Nigeria’s healthcare industry, also received the 2017 NHEA Lifetime Achievements Award, in recognition of her distinguished career and passionate commitment to excellence and quality healthcare, especially in the areas of women and AIDS.
Speaking on the awards, Chairman, Board of Directors, Prof. Ibironke Akinsete PathCare Laboratories noted that, the awards for her and the organization is more than a recognition but a call for further commitment to the health care system in Nigeria.
Prof. Akinsete further revealed that, there is always a huge responsibility on you when you are spotted and call out in every sphere of life but the health care system is unique for the kind of role the health care practitioners plays in general wellbeing of human endeavor. She pledged the company’ commitment to promoting health care system through quality care and services.
The company’ continued recognition is attributed to its commitment to saving lives through accurate and reliable results, the pursuit of excellence, exceptional service delivery, technological advancement and commitment to innovation. Established in 2004, PathCare Laboratories is known for high international standards and have continued to provide clients with full spectrum of tests for healthcare, insurance, environmental analysis and agricultural screening.
The PathCare Laboratories has the distinction of being the first laboratory in West Africa to attain International Accreditation (ISO 15189). This provides the assurance of international acceptability and is an attestation to the accuracy and reliability of their results. It operates under a solid ICT (Information and Communications Technology) structure and pioneered using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solutions in West Africa.
Winners in other categories of the 2017 NHEA include JNC International Limited who won the Innovative Healthcare Service Provider of the Year, while Eye Foundation was recognized as the Eye Care Service Provider of the Year awards respectively.