Plenary #2

The New Tidal Waves of Non-Communicable Diseases in Africa: Are the Laboratory Systems Prepared?

No invitations necessary; open to all conference registrants

Wednesday, 7 December 2016
CTICC room location: Auditorium 1


  • Souleymane Mboup, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
  • Lucy Maryogo-Robinson, Association of American Public Health Laboratories (APHL), United States


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