Important Achievements

Indian Confederation of Medical Laboratory Science (ICMLS)

Important Achievements
Sl. No. Subject Development/Achievements
01 United Medical Laboratory Science Professionals (MLS) and their Associations under ICMLS At present, more than 25 National/ State / Department level Associations/units are part of ICMLS. The list in available on
2 Advocacy for establishment of National & State level Regulatory framework for MLS Professionals ICMLS has been striving hard along with other Associations under Joint Forum of Medical Technologists of India (JFMTI) for establishment of a national regulatory body for Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) for overall improvement in professional education & services. Finally, the National Commission for Allied Healthcare Professions Act (NCAHP)-2021 was notified on 28th March, 2021 and NCAHP is required to be established under this Act
3 Establishment of NMLPW (India) ICMLS began celebrating National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW) from 17th to 23rd July, every year just after its formation. NMPLW has become a national annual celebration for medical laboratory professionals all over India
4 ICMLS Conferences for Scientific Developments ICMLS organizes National Conferences for sharing Scientific Developments in Medical Laboratory Sciences.
5 ICMLS Newsletter Published for regular updates
6 Indian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science (IJMLS) Under process
7 Model Curriculum for Diploma (DMLS), Degree (BMLS) and Master Degree (MMLS) courses Medical Laboratory Science Several of ICMLS members are part of the National Taskforce on MLS constituted by the MOHFW. The model curriculum handbook thus prepared is available on and MODEL CURRICULA FOR ALLIED AND HEALTHCARE RELATED PROFESSIONS
8 Cadre Review of Medical Laboratory Staff of Central Government and INIs The cadre review model was accepted by the 7th CPC which paved the way for setting up of uniformity in pay scales, revision of designations, entry level professional qualification, promotional avenues etc.
This has also led to change in the nomenclature from Laboratory Technician to Medical Laboratory Technologist
9 ICMLS Awards ICMLS established various Awards which are given during ICMLS Conferences.
10 Grant of Allowances The leadership of ICMLS pursued the matter of HPCA/PCA legally through JFMTI and settled the issues for grant of HPCA to all AHPs irrespective of group of employees. The matter regarding settlement of other allowances is also pending in Court
11 International Affiliation For standardization and harmonization with global practices and for a broader alliance international bodies, ICMLS is affiliated with International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IFBLS) and Asia Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (AAMLS)
12 InCoSALP For a Broader Alliance, networking and Harmonization with Global in Medical Laboratory Science education and practices, an International Committee for Augmentation of Clinical Lab Profession (InCoSALP) has been established under ICMLS.