The practice of Medical Laboratory Science Post-Act 857 era: Perceived role conflicts with ‘Laboratory Physicians’ and other scientists in Ghana
Medical Laboratory Science practice in Ghana faced several challenges at a period without regulation. In this era where the practice of the profession is regulated, turfs are being held to impede the development of medical laboratory professionals. In responding to the threat to the profession, the Medical Laboratory Science Professional Body in Ghana commissioned an expert
committee to review what pertains to international practice. The committee was to proffer direction to the implementors of health policies in Ghana. The outcome of the committee’s work was disseminated as a position paper which is presented to the scientific community to inform of the autonomy of the medical laboratory science profession post regulatory era in Ghana.
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