|Abdalla Eltoum Ali|
Clinical Chemistry & TQM Med. Lab - Alzaeim Al Azahaire Unversity
Consultant of Clinical chemistry, Assistant professor - Alzaiem Alazhari University- Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Others SP. Lab. Management & Accredititation,
|Abera Tullu Taklewold|
Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Addis Ababa University
I an studying MSc in Clinical Laboratory Science: Laboratory management and Quality Assurance and I want to work on Laboratory and Diagnostic device Regulation, verification and quality assurance, Evidence based Best Practice Review, Laboratory Management, Accreditation, African Disease surveillance and Response, Laboratory capacity building, etc.
Medical & Labortaory Mgmt Consultant - JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY- Uganda
Ali Elbireer has worked the healthcare field for over 17 years, working both as a consultant and a staff member in major Medical Centers in the USA and Africa in different leadership capacities in Laboratory medicine and hospital Administration, Safety and Quality Managements roles.
He completed his undergraduate studies in the field of Laboratory Medical Technology Science, in Charlotte, NC, he is certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) as a Medical Technologist. He is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), and has a Six-Sigma Green Belt quality certification. In addition, he obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in North Carolina, and he is a Doctoral (PhD) candidate in NorthCentral University.
Mr. Elbireer has published several papers about clinical laboratory, and quality of lab services in Sub-Saharan Africa. He participated in the creation of the first Ugandan Laboratory health policy that was approved and published in 2009. Under Mr. Elbireer’s leadership the MU-JHU/IDI Core Laboratory was selected as 2008 Laboratory of the Year (second runner-up) by the “Medical Laboratory Observer- MLO” Magazine – MU-JHU/IDI Core is the 1st International Lab to be selected for this honor. In addition, the lab was selected in April 2008 as Best Proficiency Testing Results Laboratory in the Microbicide Trial Network (MTN). Recently, in April 2010 the MU-JHU/IDI Core Laboratory was selected again as 2010 Laboratory of the Year (first runner-up) by the “Medical Laboratory Observer- MLO” Magazine
TB LABORATORY CONSULTANT - FIN DIAGNOSTICS_INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
Act as a mentor for TB laboratories Including extended visits to laboratories to provide technical guidance
Designing, implementing and monitoring a national specimen referral and results reporting system for TB
Designing and revising standard operating procedures, safety manuals, QC documentation, national
training manual and national strengthening plans
Strengthen procurement and logistics systems for lab supplies
Provide assistance in the integration of TB molecular testing into the HIV molecular testing laboratories where
Accountant - Asset Bussiness Solution
A Finance Manager with over 16 years experience in operations and financial management, currently working with the African Field Epidemiology Network in Uganda, having worked for Tullow Oil, Hardman Petroleum Africa, Straight Talk foundation and Simba Telecom among others; with experience in using systems like Navision & Tally among others
|Dr Abraham Sunday Alabi|
Microbiologist/Scientist - Medical Research Unit, Albert Schweitzer Hospital
I am a Scientist/Microbiologist with a PhD in Medical Microbiology. I have both local and international exposures having worked at different times in reputable institutions in Nigeria (my country), Germany, Bangladesh, Gambia, and currently Gabon. Therefore, I have considerable experience in the management of both human and financial resources having participated in several projects at senior levels and in different cultural settings. Since February 2010, I have been heading the Microbiology and Tuberculosis Laboratories at The Medical Research Unit (MRU) of The Albert Schweitzer Hospital (ASH) in Lambarene, Gabon. I am a Principal Investigator (PI) in many research projects in addition to being responsible for the day-to-day running of two important laboratories in our duty to provide comprehensive microbiological services for routine hospital patients, clinical trial participants and many on-going research projects. I train staff, organize and supervise QA/QC procedures such as (i) Competency Assessment (CA); (ii) Quality Control (QC) of reagents and laboratory methods; (iii) Contamination Rates for blood and CSF cultures; and (iv) External Quality Assurance (EQA) through the WHO/NICD Proficiency Testing Scheme. I am responsible for the supervision, training, certification and assessment of my staff; and I also evaluate scientific proposals for my institution and others. Our TB Laboratory is currently participating in the WHO-AFRO Stepwise Laboratory Improvement Process Towards Accreditation (SLIPTA) through sponsorship by EDCTP.
|Dr Fayyaz M khan|
Pathologist - Sanket Diagnostics
I have almost 9 years of post MD experience at present I have been working as Consulting Pathologist at Nobel Diagnostics Mumbai .In addition I have also worked as
Laboratory Director in Dar Al Saha Polyclinic Kuwait .
During my tenure in above places, acquired knowledge and was involved in active reporting in histopathology ( routine and special stains, ), cytology ( FNAC, body-fluids ) and Oncoheamotology.
I am also well versed in procedural skills used in histopathology, cytology and heamotology.
I have actively taken part in several seminars, clinco-pathology meetings and other academic
activities like tele-pathology. I am an active and permanent member of Indian journal of cytology .
I have presented in National and State conferences interesting and rare histopathology cases
that i came across in my routine work.
I have attended workshops conducted by National and State Boards in current areas on topics
such as , Flow cytometry, immunoheamotology, heamophilia, coagulation profile and Malaria
diagnosis in addition to surgical CMEs and conference.
I am Internal Auditor –NABL ISO 15189:2007 Standards fromIIQM/STQC Jaipur.
I have experience in setting up of lab as per the accreditation norms.
|Dr Kenneth Okon|
Medical Laboratory scientist - Nigeria
I am chief medical laboratory scientist/reader her actively involved epidemiological characteristic of S.aureus, particularly MRSA strain in human and animals. Also, interested in resistance pattern of GNB associated with nosocomial infection
|Dr. Dinesh Sriramulu|
Research Consultant and Visiting Professor - Shres Consultancy
I am a Research Consultant in Life Sciences - Shres Consultancy, India and a Visiting Professor at the Ataturk University Medical Faculty, Turkey. Received doctorate (PhD) degree in Medical (Molecular) Microbiology from the Technische Universitaet Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Germany in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. After PhD, I have research and supervisory experience in different countries (Ireland, USA, Italy, South Africa). I am experienced in techniques and setting up of labs related to microbiology, molecular biology, and cell biology research. I offered training to lab researchers on molecular biology and bioinformatics tools. I am the Editor of a book ‘Cystic Fibrosis - Renewed Hopes Through Research’ - ISBN 978-953-51-0287-8, released in March 2012. I published my research outcomes in various international peer-reviewed journals with high impact factor and presented my work at several international meetings and conferences.
|Dr. Nyamngee Amase|
Medical and Public Health Parasitology (Ph.D.) - Nigeria
Medical Parasitologist at Ph.D. level with clinical and teaching experience of over 4 years. Very vast in Medical statistics. Currently, a consultant with the World Bank on HIV Epidemic Appraisal project in Nigeria. Previously, I had worked with the research groups of the UNDP in Kuru, Jos and the Pre-certification project of the Federal government of Nigeria among others.