Institutes & Subsidiaries

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Institutes & Subsidiaries2020-01-16T07:26:02+00:00

Institutes

The NHLS comprises of the following;

National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH)

The National National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH), is recognised internationally for excellence in research, service and training to support occupational health services not only in South Africa but also in Southern Africa through its extensive outreach activities and collaborations.

The NIOH has made great strides in terms of its overall objectives, particularly around quality, and continues to provide training, service and research assistance to a wide range of local, provincial and central government stakeholders.

National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)

The National National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH), is recognised internationally for excellence in research, service and training to support occupational health services not only in South Africa but also in Southern Africa through its extensive outreach activities and collaborations.

The NIOH has made great strides in terms of its overall objectives, particularly around quality, and continues to provide training, service and research assistance to a wide range of local, provincial and central government stakeholders.

Subsidiaries

The South African Vaccine Producers

South African Vaccine Producers (SAVP)

The South African Vaccine Producers (SAVP) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), and is the only manufacturer of anti-venom for the treatment of scorpion stings, snake and spider bites in the sub Saharan African region.

NHLS National Biobank

The NHLS Biobank was established in response to the growing burden of communicable and non- communicable diseases in South Africa

Provides long term and short term storage of biomaterial

Collaborations with the international healthcare community