Accra, Ghana (2019): Koachie Health Systems (KHS) joined efforts with the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP) to address weakness in terms of record keeping and retrieval of patient reports through its Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) training of trainers for Health Informatics Staff. The one-week LIMS training of trainers was held from the 20th to 24th of May 2019 in Accra, Ghana. The delegates were drawn from the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone and King’s Sierra Leone Partnership, King’s College London. The training aimed to support the implementation of Laboratory Information Management System at the Connaught Teaching Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
At the end of the training workshop, all participants received technical assistance to configure patients, tests, specimens and reports using the electronic LIMS.
Kaneshie Polyclinic Laboratory is working with Koachie Health Systems (KHS) to maintain their Laboratory Information System (LIS). As part of the LIS maintenance, we are upgrading their LIS, interfacing it with the analysers, and training them on the use of the new features and the interfacing software.Read More
On 28th Feb. 2019, Koachie Health Systems in partnership with King’s College London, King’s Sierra Leone Partnership presented our experience in the implementation of LIS in Ghana and sensitised Sierra Leone MOH & partners on LIS in during a LIS planning and validation workshop in Sierra Leone, FreetownRead More
Koachie Health Systems presented a poster at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) 2018 in Nigeria.
Implementation of an Open Source Laboratory Information System in Vamed Diagnostic Services, a Private Laboratory: African Society for Laboratory Medicine [online link]Read More
Koachie Health Systems presented a poster at the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 2018 at Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
P. Boakye, Implementation of an Open Source Laboratory Information System in Ghana American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Volume 150, Issue suppl_1, 21 September 2018, Pages S118–S119, [online link]Read More
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the data management needs of laboratories and review the Basic Laboratory Information System; an open-source laboratory information system used in many countries to support public sector clinical laboratories.Read More