DRUGS, COSMETICS AND FORENSIC DEPARTMENT (Ghana Standards Authority)

Updated: Apr-08-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Shaishie (Legon-Madina Road)
BOX MB 245
Accra
Ghana

Phone number
+233 302 500065
E-mail
madarkwah-yiadom [at] gsa.gov.gh
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
No
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
PROFESSOR ALEX DODOO
CEO Phone

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
16
Male laboratory personnel
8
Female laboratory personnel
8

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
6
Male technical personnel
2
Female technical personnel
4

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Chemical
Water / food
Scope of services offered
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
Yes
Outsourced services
MICROBIOLOGY, PESTICIDE RESIDUE, METALLIC CONTAMINANT OF THE GHANA STANDARDS AUTHORITY
Documented policies, procedures and records for the qualification, assessing and monitoring of all outsourced services providers
Yes
Please specify in which type of document all these aspects are covered
QUALITY MANUAL AND TECHNICAL MANUAL

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes