Transformation of Laboratory Services

CMLF plays a critical role in leading the transformation of laboratory services within the Caribbean to achieve quality assured diagnostics and laboratory capacity that are critical to strong economies and to withstanding current and future public health threats.

Leadership and Technical Training

CMLF staff have tested and proven expertise in development and delivery of innovative competency-based training for building laboratory management, supervision and quality management skills within the Caribbean region and other resource limited areas.

Project Implementation

CMLF has a demonstrated track record of successful project management, on-time and within budget project delivery. As a not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) CMLF is well respected regionally and internationally and has a history of regional and international partnerships.

Caribbean Med Labs Foundation

The Caribbean Med Labs Foundation, based in Trinidad and Tobago, is a non-governmental organisation established in response to a request from CARICOM Ministers of Health in June 2007.

The Ministers had requested continuation of the regional effort aimed at building and sustaining the highest quality medical laboratory services through an independent self-sustaining mechanism.

CMLF Core Objectives

The Caribbean Med Labs Foundation assists regional populations and governments as well as public and private laboratories by:

Laws and Regulations
Advocating at the highest levels for the necessary laws and regulations for licensing of laboratories to ensure that standards are met;
Promoting Development
Promoting the development of a regional environment supportive of high quality medical and public health laboratory services and blood safety;
Mobilising Resources
Mobilising resources for strengthening medical and public health laboratories and stakeholder institutions;
Training Staff
Training of laboratory staff to put systems in place to reduce laboratory error;
Conducting Research
Conducting research on the cost and impact of laboratory error.
Collaboration with Stakeholders
Collaboration with our stakeholders is central to our philosophy and success.

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Corporate Information

In seeking to transform the delivery of medical laboratory services in the Caribbean region, the Caribbean Med Labs Foundation achieved all of it's deliverables.

1066
Individuals Trained
1777
Stakeholders Engaged
27
Countries Engaged
22
2020 Training Sessions

Client Testimonials

“We have no doubt that CMLF has blazed the trail in providing the technical support required for ensuring lab-quality”
Director, PAN CARIBBEAN PARTNERSHIP AGAINST HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) – CARICOM
MR. DERECK SPRINGER Director, PAN CARIBBEAN PARTNERSHIP AGAINST HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) – CARICOM
“Because of your history and experience, you are specially poised to reach your key demographics, which actually propelled you to your success…your patience and persistence is incredible.” “You’re (CMLF is ) an exemplary model of an organization in the Caribbean…you’re home grown and you deliver….that’s very special.”
Project Coordinator, HIV/TB Elimination Project- OECS Commission
DR. CLEOPHAS D’AUVERGNE Project Coordinator, HIV/TB Elimination Project- OECS Commission

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