Strengthening Medical Laboratory Science

From Emergent Africa Fri Dec 21 2012, 12:03:00

In Nigeria Health Watch Iruka N Okeke reflects on the First ASLM International Conference:

So much has changed in the last decade and as one who as argued throughout this time for strengthening laboratory medicine in Africa, the meeting afforded a truly delightful opportunity to see how laboratory medicine has blossomed over the continent in the last decade. In addition to the better-known developments in point-of-care testing for malaria and laboratory capacity building for HIV diagnosis and monitoring, it was heartening to see considerable progress in the diagnosis of other common diseases, in diagnostic test development, and a much-needed rise in morale among laboratory scientists.On accreditation:

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