Strengthening Medical Laboratory Science

From Emergent Africa Fri Dec 21 2012, 07:03:00

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:

Over 30 ...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

South Africa:   Eskom Chairman Resigns (news)
South African Press Association
31 March 2015

Eskom chairman Zola Tsotsi has resigned, the electricity provider confirmed on Tuesday. [read more]

Afrique du Sud:   Etats-Unis - Un Sud-Africain aux commandes du «Daily Show» (news)
Radio France Internationale
31 March 2015

L'Afrique du Sud est fière, l'un de ses plus célèbres humoristes devient le nouveau présentateur de l'émission satirique américaine The Daily Show. Le ... [read more]

Algérie:   Jacob Zuma à Alger pour évoquer la paix en Afrique (news)
Radio France Internationale
31 March 2015

Le président sud-africain est arrivé Alger, lundi soir, pour une visite de trois jours. Jacob Zuma doit s'entretenir avec le président algérien Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Une ... [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!