Open Access Journals Provide Expanded Research Opportunities Without the Cost

Open Access Journals Provide Expanded Research Opportunities Without the Cost Science is publicly funded, but the structure of the publishing industry often makes it very expensive to get access to the latest scientific results. It can be a challenge to find reliable, peer-reviewed information online, and lack of access to research can slow down a… Read More


ASLM Co-Sponsors Training Workshop on Pioneering Rapid TB Diagnostic Technology

ASLM Co-Sponsors Training Workshop on Pioneering Rapid TB Diagnostic Technology ASLM co-sponsored the second African regional training workshop on the Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF from 23-25 July in Gaborone, Botswana. Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF is an auto-mated diagnostic test for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis and resistance to rifampicin, an antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis (TB). The US Government,… Read More


ASLM to Offer Continuing Education Credits

ASLM to Offer Continuing Education Credits ASLM is soon to offer Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE) credits through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). ASLM recognises the need for continuing education in an industry that is always evolving. Laboratory professionals must stay up to date on new developments to be effective, efficient and accurate…. Read More


AJLM to Publish Special Issue on SLMTA

AJLM to Publish Special Issue on SLMTA The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine (AJLM), ASLM’s official peer-reviewed journal, will publish its first special issue on the Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation (SLMTA) programme early next year. SLMTA is a quality improvement programme for labora-tories in resource-limited settings. This supplemental issue of AJLM will highlight the… Read More


World Health Organization releases Guide for the Stepwise Laboratory Improvement Process Towards Accreditation (SLIPTA) in Africa

World Health Organization releases Guide for the Stepwise Laboratory Improvement Process Towards Accreditation (SLIPTA) in Africa From the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO) All text taken from the WHO AFRO web portal on SLIPTA Click here to learn more about SLIPTA. ASLM is the WHO SLIPTA implementing partner in Africa. View or download the WHO Guide for the… Read More