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Experience the latest Roche portfolio in real-time 3D virtual technology!

The ASLM2016 conference is committed to bringing together key players in the global health community to tackle some of the most critical health challenges of our time. At ASLM2016, you will have the unique opportunity to step into Roche's virtual laboratory using 3D real-time technology examining stand-alone systems to fully automated workflows. Think you have [...]

Message from the conference chairs – a new vision for ASLM2016

The conference co-chairs welcome you to attend the ASLM2016 conference. The conference will bring together leaders and professionals from Africa and across the world to discuss current global health threats, and the contribution laboratories can make in accelerating the development of solutions. Our vision is clear: we aim to combat global health threats together, and [...]

Star Alliance: Official ASLM2016 Airline Network

SAVE UP TO 20% ON TRAVEL WITH THE STAR ALLIANCE NETWORK The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for ASLM2016. To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts, please visit Conventions Plus online booking tool: Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to ASLM2016 in Cape [...]

A Celebration of African Women in Science and Global Health

ASLM convenes people from different countries, sectors, and disciplines to find local solutions for global health threats. At ASLM2016 we are committed to combatting common global health threats together. In order to be successful, we need to continue to work together, on both a local and global scale, and make sure both men and women [...]

ASLM2016 helps to answer United Nations call to tackle threat of antimicrobial resistance

Last week, ASLM2016 scientific co-chairs Rosanna Peeling and John Nkengasong attended the one-day high-level meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on antimicrobial resistance. It was only the fourth time the General Assembly has held a high-level meeting for a health issue, emphasising the severity of the global threat posed. The primary objective of [...]

Speakers to Provide Solutions for Combatting Health Threats

Identifying Global Health Threats and Accelerating Local Solutions ASLM2016 speakers will provide scientific plenary sessions, symposia, and round table discussions on addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs), promoting global health security, and expanding partnerships to identify health threats and accelerate local solutions. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ASLM2016 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME ASLM2016 Speaker Highlights ASLM2016 Opening Keynote Speaker [...]

Plenary Speakers to Focus on NCDs at ASLM2016

The New Tidal Waves of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Africa: Are the Laboratory Systems Prepared? ASLM2016 will dedicate a full-day of scientific oral abstract presentations, symposia, and round table discussions focused on addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa. NCDs are rising rapidly and are projected to exceed communicable, maternal, perinatal, and nutritional diseases as the [...]

Speakers to Focus on Enhancing Partnerships

The ASLM2016 scientific conference will focus on enhancing partnerships to improve the clinical-laboratory interface, harmonise laboratory networks and regulatory processes, and improve laboratory management via QMS (quality management systems). Partnership-centred scientific plenary sessions, symposia, and round table discussions will contribute valuable information to the ASLM2016 scientific programme. Your partnership-focused oral or poster abstract can bring [...]

Now accepting ASLM award nominations! Know a worthy recipient?

The biennial ASLM Awards Ceremony recognises individuals and laboratories committed to strengthening laboratory medicine in Africa. Nomination form submission deadline: Monday, 26 September 2016 (NOW CLOSED) Awards will be presented onsite on Thursday, 8 December 2016, at the ASLM2016 international conference in Cape Town, South Africa. ASLM2016 Award Categories: Best Laboratory Champion Clinician Award Best [...]

Late breaker abstract period NOW OPEN!

The ASLM2016 Scientific Programme Committee invites late breaker abstracts that contain new data not available during the original abstract submission period. These late breakers should have a focus on laboratory medicine and global health security for ASLM2016, in accordance with the designated tracks and categories. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed for scientific content and current relevance [...]