NHLS/Wits Human Genetic Division established
The sub-Saharan arm of the geographic project of the National Geographic Society, which investigates genetic ancestry was established in the NHLS/Wits Human Genetic Division.
An achievement for women in Science
Professor Valerie Mizrahi was voted South African Woman of the year in the Health, Science and Technology category of the Checkers/SABC 2 Awards.
NHLS building strong customer relations with the public
A cooperate data warehouse was initiated to provide efficient access to data, focusing mainly on priority health programmes such as HIV, TB and cervical cancer. A Call Centre was established in this regard to improve accessibility of the public and help build strong customer relations.
The implementation programme for the new standardised laboratory information system TrakCare was launched on 13 October.