Laboratory medicine matures in Africa: How should Nigeria translate talent to impact?

From Nigeria Health Watch Thu Dec 20 2012, 05:00:00

We could not attend an important conference on Laboratory Medicine in Africa this month because we were involved in another important event in London at the same time, so you can imagine our excitement when a dear colleague - Iruka Okeke sent us her take from the conference. Iruka has contributed a lot to the development of laboratory medicine on the continent. Her seminal book - Divining without Seeds: The Case for Strengthening Laboratory Medicine in Africa is compulsory reading for all those really interested in improving health care in Africa.

By Iruka N Okeke

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Botswana:   Caprivi Leader Seeks Asylum in Botswana (news)
The Namibian
26 May 2016

POLICE say the chairperson of the Caprivi Concerned Group Retief Kangongo has gone to Botswana to seek political asylum, but is likely to be deported. Kangongo, who was reported missing by his ... [read more]

Botswana:   Methodist Assists Athlone Hospital (news)
Botswana Daily News
24 May 2016

Assistant Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Advocate Sadique Kebonang has lauded Methodist Church of Southern Africa-Women fellowship for extending love and care to the less privileged in ... [read more]

Botswana:   Public Servants Rise Above Constraints (news)
Botswana Daily News
24 May 2016

The coordinator of Public Sector Reforms, Ms Goaba Mosienyane has commended public servants for their hard-work, persistence, creativity as well as patience. During her presentation during the last ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...