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SADCAS CEO Meets with Acting PS Zimbabwe Ministry of Industry and Commerce

SADCAS Advisory Committees Meet

Africa Commemorates the Year 2017 as African Year of Quality Infrastructure


SADCAS Publishes TR13 - Criteria for the Accreditation of Inspection Bodies Performing Inspection of Metallic Tanks

Dr Mike Peet Visits SADCAS

AFRAC Launches E-Learning Programme

SADCAS Accredits First Facility in Zanzibar - Mnazi Mmmoja Hospital’s Pathology Laboratory

Accreditation: Supporting Public Policy

SADCAS Publishes Guidance for Addressing and Clearing Nonconformities

SADCAS Accredits First Facility in Democratic Republic of Congo

Accreditation – Exporting Your Business

World Accreditation Day 2016 Runner/Advertorial

SADCAS Hosts a Marketing and Communications Workshop

Customer Satisfaction Survey - Accreditation Services – 2015/16 Results

SADCAS Admitted as an Accreditation Body Member of IAF.

Zambia Bureau Of Standars - Testing Laboratories Accredited

SADCAS-SANAS Joint Communique - SADCAS Achieves Signatory Status in ILAC MRA For Testing and Calibration (ISO-IEC 17025).

SADCAS Achieves Signatory Status in ILAC MRA.

SADCAS Accepted as a Member of the AFRAC Mutual Recognition Arrangment

SADCAS Publishes Additional Promotional Material

Advisory Committee for Inspection in Zimbabwe Holds its 5th Meeting

SADC Signs MoU with NAMLS

SADCAS Accredits Another Medical Laboratory in Botswana – princess Marina Hospital Laboratory

Sekgoma Memorial Hospital Laboratory Accredited

SADCAS Accredits More Facilities

ISO/IEC 17021-1: 2015 Training

Mwanza Zonal Water Laboratory Accredited

Customer Satisfaction Survey - Accreditation Services - 2014-15 Result

SADCAS Commemorates World Accreditation Day

SADCAS Appoints New Board Member - Mr Manuel Mutale

SADCAS General Assembly Elects New Board Member

NAFP-Swaziland Awarded Certificate of Recognition


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