About Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) is a Federal Government Statutory Regulatory Agency established by Act 11 of 2003 as a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Health. It also broadly charged the Council with the core responsibilities of regulating medical laboratory services through registration and licensing of medical laboratories as well as practitioners, mandatory inspection, mentoring for quality improvement, accreditation, monitoring and evaluation as well as certification of laboratory test kits and reagents. Furthermore, the Act empowers the Council to regulate the training of medical laboratory scientists, technicians and assistants.
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Email: info@mlscn.gov.ng

Website: www.mlscn.gov.ng

Office Address: Plot 1166, Muhammad N. Umar lane, Durumi Phase II, Garki, Abuja (beside the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria)

MLSN Appoints Erhabor as Registrar

On 21/Aug/2019

The Governing Board of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria has appointed Mr Tosan Erhabor as the substantive Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of MLSCN. The appointment takes effect from June 19, 2019.[...]

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria the Newly Constituted Governing Board Members.

On 24/Apr/2019

The Governing Board of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has been reconstituted as contained in FMoH letter Ref.DHS/890/1/11, dated 16th April, 2019. The inauguration date will be communicated later[...]

A 5 Days Workshop and Training on Research Methodology for Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology (Science), Jos

On 15/Apr/2019

Federal Ministry of Health, Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology (Sciences), Jos , 5 Days Workshop And Training On Research Methodology Theme: Advancing Research for Public Health Interventions Keynote[...]

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria Deadline for Renewal of Annual Practicing License without Penalty

On 01/Apr/2019

The Management of MLSCN wishes to remind colleagues that in line with the provisions of the MLSCN Act 11 of 2003, the deadline for Annual license renewal without penalty is 31st March, of the current year. In the[...]

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria North Central / North East Zonal Offices Relocate To Federal Secretariat

On 11/Mar/2019

The MLSCN has officially received approval for office accommodation at the Federal Secretariat in Jos and Gombe by the Federal Ministry of Works,Power and Housing.   This is in realisation of Management’[...]

MLSCN has zero Tolerance for Corrupt practices – Sir Tosan Erhabor - Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria

On 06/Mar/2019

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the Golden Arena of the MLSCN, inaugurated the “Anti corruption and transparency unit (ACTU) of MLSCN am[...]

MLSCN National Guidelines for Setting Up A Medical Laboratory in Nigeria

On 04/Mar/2019

In Nigeria, the laboratory services are integrated with the 3- tier public health system at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Besides these, there are Reference Laboratories, Research Laboratories and Disease[...]

Medical Laboratory Science of Nigeria Updates Practitioners Online Register

On 22/Jul/2018

The Medical Laboratory Science of Nigeria has updated its Practitioners Online Register   The platform contains list of up-to-date Medical laboratory Practitioners up-till 2018-07-04   Visit http://re[...]

Resit Examination for Foreign Graduates seeking Registration With MLSCN

On 27/May/2018

This is to inform all foreign graduates who were unsuccessful at the last qualifying exam that resit exam has been scheduled as follows: Date: 25th – 28th June, 2018.   Centre: University of Benin Teachi[...]

MLSCN Trains Health Record Registration Board Staff

On 21/Feb/2018

The Acting Registrar/ CEO Medical Laboratory Science Council Nigeria Mr Tosan Erhabor earlier today met with the staff of Health Records Registration Board of Nigeria who are at the Council’s headquarters for a o[...]

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