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Can the ASLM Conference reinvigorate Laboratory Medicine in Nigeria?

Iruka Okeke is at the University of Ibadan. She writes this week about the progress made in the world of laboratory medicine in the last five years as portrayed in this year’s African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference, and what Nigeria still needs to do if it will catch up with the rest of the […]

ASLM2016: Combatting Global Health Threats in Africa

More than 1,500 local and international stakeholders will gather at the ASLM2016 conference in Cape Town, South Africa, from 3-8 December 2016, to share best practices and debate innovative approaches for meeting modern day global health priorities in Africa. The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) is an independent, pan-African professional body that coordinates, galvanises, […]

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

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 […]