IHRA suspends three labs for issuing fake Corona reports

IHRA suspends three labs for issuing fake Corona reports

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) on Wednesday suspended the licensee of three laboratories in the capital for preparing and issuing fake Corona reports.
According to an official of the authority, the IHRA has suspended the services of 11 healthcare establishments (HCEs) including DNA Digger Lab, Islamabad Healthcare Lab, and Citi Medicare Lab which were preparing fake Corona reports.
He added the services of Al-Fateh Medical Center and Tariq Dental Clinic had been suspended for unhygienic conditions.
He said that the teams carried out inspections of 55 healthcare establishments (HCEs) in different areas of Islamabad Capital Territory during the past two weeks. The teams visited the healthcare establishments included hospitals, diagnostic labs, collection points, dental clinics, vaccination centers and homeo and tibb clinics.
The official said that Khalil Clinic and Clinical Lab, Tooth Designer, Ismail Dental Clinic, Allianz Laboratory, Hassan Medical Center, Noman Medical Centre and Clinics and Diagnostics Hospital services were suspended for different non-compliances including keeping expired lab reagents, absence of qualified staff, and lack of proper waste management system.
He said that 37 healthcare establishments were served notices and directed to apply for registration with IHRA.