The 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM 2018)) is set to hold in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, from December 10 to 13, 2018. This theme of this year’s conference is: ‘Preventing and Controlling the Next Pandemic: The role of the laboratory’.
ASLM is an independent, pan-African professional body that coordinates, galvanises and mobilises relevant stakeholders towards improving access to world-class laboratory services. The body also has the mandate to ensure healthy African communities.
This year’s edition of the conference which will hold at the Transcorp Hotel, will feature plenary, breakout and poster sessions, culminating in an awards ceremony on the last day of the event.
According to Ms. Bethanie Rammer, Communications Manager, ASLM, the conference provides an avenue for strong collaborations with leading researchers which in turn paves the way for the development of new strategies and medical technologies. Speaking on the rationale for hosting the ASLM conference in Nigeria, she said: “By hosting conferences such as ASLM 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, ASLM seeks to change the way that medical research is conducted. This will be a platform for various contributions, participation, co-ordination, training and development of skills for future collaborations. The goal is to ensure healthy …read more