Achievements

ZIMLABS SUCCESS STORIES

  • ZIMLABS won the tender to be the Southern Africa Regional Laboratory for the Quality Protein Maize analysis of Tryptophan project with CIMMITY in 2004. More than 10 laboratories in the region bid for the tender
  • A member of the Project Management Committee of SADC Laboratory Association for Water Testing and were involved (pioneers) in the setting up of the SADC Proficiency Water Testing Scheme prior to the formation of the association 2004-2011.
  • Vice-President SADC Laboratory Association 2006-2011
  • First Laboratory in Zimbabwe to achieve accreditation in three different disciplines, namely Chemical testing, Microbiological Testing and Geochemical Testing – 2009
  • Second Runner Up in the category of SME– ZNCC 2015
  • Worked with UNICEF as reference testing laboratory during the cholera outbreak in 2008, testing borehole water around the country
  • Contracted by UNICEF to certify the quality of local or imported Aluminum Sulphate for water treatment -2010
  • Worked with Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) for water quality analysis of household shallow wells in Norton -2010
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