Gender and Health

TOPIC

Gender and Health

EQA – THE IMPORTANCE FOR THE CITIZEN


Externa Quality Assessement: The importance for the citizen

The result of genetic test does not change over individual’s life; it can have consequences on the life choices of patients and family members. It is essential that laboratories perform tests at high quality standards, with reliable and clear results. Monitoring the quality of the laboratoiest is an obligation for the National Health System, for the protection of citizens’health.

The External Quality Assessment (EQA) programmes represent and objective system for assessing the performance of the laboratory carried out by external body; it is a valuable tool both for the laboratory and for the National Health System. The ISS is identify as the national provider (guidelines for Medical Genetic activities- Conferenza Stato Regione 15/07/2004).

All information relatinf to the Italian EQA for genetic test can be viewed at the Italian website www.ceqtestgenetici.it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dipartimenti/Centri/Servizi

National center for rare diseases

Target

Citizen

Topics

Genetic tests