ILAC has a partnership with the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC).
Memorandum of Understanding
The ILAC-IFCC Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was re-signed on 18 December 2014 by the ILAC Chair, Peter Unger, and the IFCC President, Graham Beastall.
Medical Laboratory Accreditation
ILAC and IFCC have produced a presentation, with commentary, on “Medical laboratory accreditation: what is it and why is it important?”. The presentation was produced following the publication of a related article by ILAC and IFCC. The presentation and article describe medical laboratory accreditation in compliance with ISO 15189:2012, the process for seeking accreditation, and the importance of accreditation to patients and the public, users of the laboratory, healthcare authorities and regulators, laboratory management and staff. Links to both of these resources are provided below:
IFCC Contact Details
Tel: +39 02 66809912
Fax: +39 02 60781846