India’s leading pathology chain Dr Lal PathLabs opened its first international lab in Nepal, The inauguration function was held yesterday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu.
Dr Lal PathLabs Nepal is Nepalese company (& subsidiary of Indian company established locally) for serving the Nepalese citizens after successfully establishing itself in India
Dr Lal PathLabs Ltd as an premier clinical pathology laboratory in India with the best international standards and a distinguished track record of providing medical diagnostic services for over 65 years. It has an extensive experience in managing 175 state-of-the-art laboratories , around 1600 collection centers all over India and associate partners outside India in sixteen countries
The chairman & Managing Director of the company (Hony) Brig Dr Arvind Lal, Padma Shri was present during the event which also included senior doctors of Nepal including Director of NPHL Dr Rajkumar Mahato, Chief Pathologist NHPL Dr Runa Jha, Dr I L Shrestha & Dr Pokharel. Doctors from many leading Government & Private hospitals like Grande Hospitals were present during this educative CME. More than 120 people attended this event
Dr Arvind Lal shared his vision for providing quality diagnostic services in Nepal & this new laboratory at Chandol is the first step towards that. He also shared that pathology accounts for 70% treatment decisions & correct diagnosis is very important for modern medicine. He also felicitated Dr Mahato for his leadership & contribution to NPHL,Nepal.
Dr Atul Thatai, Chief Molecular Scientist of Dr Lal PathLabs informed the audience about recent developments in the molecular tests. This includes infectious disease testing, DNA testing, Cancer Markers etc.. The local Pathologist Dr Kabita Karmacharya also interacted with the doctors community
The global head of International business , Dr Lal PathLabs, Mr Raj Sehgal was also present & he appreciated the initiatives of Hon. Minister Sh Gagan Thapa Ji & his progressive vision about improving the healthcare of Nepal. He indicated that future of diagnostics in Nepal is quality oriented labs & high end technology is the need of the hour for the doctors & general people of Nepal.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Company’s main and reference laboratories at New Delhi, India utilizes state-of-the-art technology and equipment to carry out widest test menu and panels in the disciplines of Molecular Diagnostics, Biophysics, Flow Cytometry, Cytogenetics, Endocrinology, Genetics, Nutrition and Metabolism, Oncology, Toxicology, Immunohistochemistry, Infectious diseases, Biochemistry, Hematology, Histopathology and Cytology.
Dr Lal PathLabs provides top end quality services to its customers and has internationally accepted external and internal quality assurance programs in place. It is India’s highest accredited laboratory, with accreditation from College of American Pathologists (CAP), National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL-ISO 15189), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, and ISO 9001:2000 certification.
It tests more than 40,000 patients daily all over the country from India’s largest test menu of more than 3,000 tests and panels.