ASLM Launches Online Diagnostic Evidence Hub

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (29 September 2020) The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI), and the World Health Organization (WHO), through the Faith-Based Action for Scaling Up Testing and Treatment for Epidemic Response (FASTER) program supported by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Catholic Relief Services, and… Read More


ASLM partnership with Fleming Fund launched at 2019 United Nations General Assembly

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – 25 September 2019. The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) along with its partners, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),the World Organization for… Read More


ASLM Announces Confirmation of CEO

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (18 July 2019) – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) is pleased to announce that, Mr. Ndlovu Nqobile, who has been Acting Chief Executive Officer (Ag. CEO) since November 2018, has been confirmed as the new ASLM CEO. ‘Mr Ndlovu has demonstrated his acumen to lead this organization as seen in the… Read More


ASLM Announces Antimicrobial Resistance MAAP Initiative

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – 3 April 2019. The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) along with its partners is pleased to announce the inception of the Mapping Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Partnership (MAAP) project. Through a grant from the UK Department of Health and Social Care’s Fleming Fund. The MAAP project aims to collect data on antimicrobial… Read More


ASLM and Africa CDC Announce New Initiative

On Wednesday, 12 December, ASLM and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention launched a broad partnership called the Africa Collaborative Initiative to Advance Diagnostics (AFCAD) to address existing barriers towards advancing the diagnostic agenda in Africa. Additional partners include Institut de Recherche, de Surveillance Epidémiologique et de Formation (IRESSEF), World Health Organization Africa Regional Office… Read More


Partners Announce The Hologic Global Access Initiative at AIDS 2018 Conference

Breakthrough Agreement Will Reduce Costs and Increase Access to Diagnostic Technology for Millions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Amsterdam – A breakthrough pricing agreement will significantly reduce the cost of diagnostic testing for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and cervical cancer for millions of people in low- and middle-income countries. Diagnostic testing improves patient care, helps prevent the… Read More


Global Health Partners Launch Point-of-Care Key Considerations and Toolkit

Global health partners are pleased to announce the launch of two important resources for countries implementing HIV molecular testing: Key Considerations for Introducing New HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostic Technologies in National Health Systems , and the HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostics Toolkit With the increasing availability and rapidly growing interest in point-of-care (POC) molecular technologies for early infant… Read More


ASLM Launches Laboratory Systems Strengthening Community of Practice (LabCoP)

At a recent meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) launched a new initiative called the Laboratory Systems Strengthening Community of Practice (LabCoP). LabCoP is a learning network of multidisciplinary country teams working together to create knowledge and share information, experiences and best practices. It is funded by the Bill… Read More


The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine now indexed in PubMed Central database

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 15 September 2017 – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) extends congratulations to its scholarly journal, the African Journal of Laboratory Medicine (AJLM), which has been accepted for inclusion in PubMed Central (PMC). PMC is a free, full-text archive of biomedical and life science journal articles maintained by the US… Read More


ASLM Congratulates Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

ASLM Congratulates Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his Election as Director General of the World Health Organization. The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) applauds the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to the post of Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), the first African elected to this important global health leadership position…. Read More