Building Defences Against Future Ebola Outbreaks: Global Health Security in Africa

Building Defences Against Future Ebola Outbreaks New Freetown Declaration advocates for increased prioritisation of functional tiered laboratory networks to close gaps in global health security agenda PRESS RELEASE: Freetown, Sierra Leone (11 November 2015) – The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa highlighted the importance of early disease detection and response in preventing the rise… Read More


ASLM CEO to Step Down after 4 Successful Years

ASLM CEO to Step Down after 4 Successful Years MEDIA CONTACT:Corey White (ASLM Senior Communications Officer), Email Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (9 April 2015) – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), a pan-African professional body working to raise laboratory services in Africa to world-class standards, announces that its CEO, Dr. Tsehaynesh Messele, is due to… Read More


ASLM commends appointment of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti as WHO Regional Director for Africa

ASLM commends appointment of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti as WHO Regional Director for Africa MEDIA CONTACT:Corey White (ASLM Senior Communications Officer), Email Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (4 February 2014) – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) commends the appointment of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti to serve as the next World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa…. Read More


Ebola & ASLM2014: Conference Moving Forward, Ebola Special Session Highlighted

Ebola & ASLM2014: Conference Moving Forward Ebola Special Session Highlighted 21 October 2014 Dear ASLM community, As I write to you today, my thoughts are with our colleagues bravely fighting on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. Through extensive conversations internally and externally, ASLM is committed to moving forward as planned with the ASLM2014… Read More


UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics

UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics Partners will advocate for increased funding and price reductions, strengthen efforts to ensure highest quality diagnostic services and forge partnerships to close diagnostic access gaps. DAI Launch Document: Download the Official Document Here Melbourne, Australia (23 July 2014) – The Joint United Nations Programme on… Read More


ASLM Announces 2nd International Conference; Call for Abstracts

ASLM Announces 2nd International Conference: Call for Abstracts Update: ASLM2014 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended Until Thursday, 8 May (Updated: Now closed) MEDIA CONTACTS: Corey White (ASLM Senior Communications Officer), +251 11 557 1021, Email Press release: ASLM2014 Announces 2nd International Conference; Call for Abstracts Press release: عن المؤتمر الدولي الثاني ؛ دعوة لتقديم الملخصات ASLM إعلان… Read More


ASLM Commends Nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx as United States Global AIDS Coordinator

ASLM Commends Nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx as United States Global AIDS Coordinator Update: Dr. Birx Confirmed MEDIA CONTACTS: Corey White (ASLM Senior Communications Officer) +251 11 557 1021, Email Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (10 January 2014) – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) commends United States President Barack Obama for nominating Dr. Deborah Birx as Ambassador… Read More



African Society for Laboratory Medicine to Launch in Ethiopia

African Society for Laboratory Medicine to Launch in Ethiopia International partners convene for creation of first laboratory medicine professional organization ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A three-day stakeholders’ meeting will convene in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 14 to launch the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), an organization that will advance the laboratory profession and… Read More


African Society for Laboratory Medicine to Hold its First International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa December 1-7, 2012

A pre-conference press briefing will be held at 12:30 on December 4, 2012 at the Cape Town International Conference Centre. More details will follow. African Society for Laboratory Medicine to Hold its First International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa December 1-7, 2012 Meeting to discuss and share improved laboratory diagnostics, accreditation successes, and workforce… Read More