AFRAC Holds Mid-Term Meetings in Nairobi, Kenya
The 2019 mid-term AFRAC meetings were held from 29 April to 1 May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The meetings which were held in conjunction with the ISO/CASCO meetings were hosted by the Kenyan Accreditation System (KENAS) and Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). The SADC Accreditation Service (SADCAS) was represented at the mid - term meetings by Mrs Maureen P Mutasa, the CEO, Ms Jeanne Ranorovelo, the Technical Manager and Mr Victor Mundembe, Scheme Coordinator Calibration, Verification, Inspection and Certification.
Prior to the meetings, 2 training workshops for peer evaluators were held from 27 to 28 April 2019. The training workshops were on Risk Management in Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies held on 27 April 2019 and AFRAC Decision Making Procedures: Guide for Peer evaluators held on 28 April 2019. The training workshops which were facilitated by Mr Mahmoud Eltayeb and sponsored by PTB Germany were attended by 18 participants of whom 3 are trainee peer evaluators from SADCAS, Mrs Ranorovelo, Mr Victor Mundembe and Mr Xavier Mugari.