Regulatory Environment for labs in Kenya.

Relevant Laws And Regulations Governing Medical Lab Practice In Kenya.

  • When setting up a medical Lab, laboratory medicine practice, one of the first things to be very conversant with are the applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Its a highly regulated sector primarily geared towards patient safety
  • All aspects of the practice including personnel, facilities, technical aspects are highly regulated
  • Acts of parliament to be aware of are. Note clicking on the links takes you to a more detailed description. 
    • KMLLTB
    • Public Health Act
    • Human tissue act
    • Blood transfusion act
    • Medical Ethics Act
    • Coroner act 2017
    • Medical waste disposal regulations 
  • regulations of laboratory medicine are quite fragmented 
  • This complicates compliance as most 

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