Dr. Iruka N. Okeke new Editor-in-Chief

The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine, ASLM’s scholarly journal, announces new Editor-in-Chief Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 17 March 2017 – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) congratulates Dr. Iruka N. Okeke on her recent appointment as the Editor-in-Chief of its scholarly publication, the African Journal of Laboratory Medicine (AJLM). Dr. Okeke joins AJLM for… Read More


Dr. Ali Elbireer: New ASLM CEO

Dr. Ali Elbireer: New ASLM CEO Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – September 19, 2016 – The African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Ali Elbireer. Dr. Elbireer will assume his role as the CEO on November 1st, 2016. “ASLM is excited about the… Read More


Professor Alash’le Abimiku elected Chair of the Board of Directors of ASLM

Professor Alash’le Abimiku elected Chair of the Board of Directors of ASLM Johannesburg, South Africa – The board of directors of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) has elected Professor Alash’le Abimiku as the 3rd chair in the organization’s 5 years history. The board also re-elected Dr Fausta Mosha as the secretary. Dr Abimiku is Professor of… Read More


Global Health Experts Meet to Encourage Influenza Research and Assess Tools for Building Efficient, Standardised Surveillance Systems

Global Health Experts Meet to Encourage Influenza Research and Assess Tools for Building Efficient, Standardised Surveillance Systems Kigali, Rwanda (9 March 2016) – More than 150 global health experts from 29 countries are gathering for the 5th African Network for Influenza Surveillance and Epidemiology (ANISE) meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, from 9-11 March 2016, to encourage… Read More


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