Here’s a summary of what’s been happening at ASLM in August – September 2019.
The Mapping Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Partnership (MAAP) visits Nigeria, Tanzania and Burkina Faso
ASLM Facilitates the First SLIPTA Auditor Training for Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Staff in Ethiopia
ASLM Announces Confirmation of CEO
ASLM partnership with Fleming Fund launched at 2019 United Nations General Assembly
The state of the HIV market in low- and middle-income countries
ASLM2020 is coming to Kigali, Rwanda!
Contest on decentralised testing models
The ASLM-led consortium for the Fleming Fund Fellowship Scheme was in Tanzania from 4-6 September
Community-based wildlife carcass surveillance is key for early detection of Ebola virus
New Partnership to Build Tuberculosis Diagnostic Capacity for West Africa
FDA approves new antibiotic for drug-resistant tuberculosis
WHO and ASLM Host Landmark Global Meeting to Integrate Diagnostic Technologies Across Disease Programmes
Procedure to update the WHO Model List of In Vitro Diagnostics
ASLM and Partners Convene Laboratory System Strengthening Workshop
The MAAP project launches in Malawi
Integrated Testing for TB and HIV Using GeneXpert Devices Expands Access to near Point-Of-Care Testing
WHO Biosafety Video Series – Good Microbiological Practice and Procedures
Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living with HIV
Latest Data and WHO HIV Policy Adoption and Implementation Status in Countries
HIV Molecular Diagnostics Toolkit to Improve Access to Viral Load Testing and Infant Diagnosis
LabCoP VL Cascade and Theory of Action
Viral Load Cascade Self-Assessment Scorecard
WHO List of Essential Diagnostic Tests to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Outcomes
LabCoP‘s Latest Cookbook Recipe
ASLM2020 Professional Conference Organizer
RFP for Selection of Consultant Grant writing for human resource capacity building for prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine
Xpert® MTB/RIF assay on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues in the diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Allan N. Njau, et al.
Molecular confirmation and phylogeny of Lassa fever virus in Benin Republic 2014–2016. Olumuyiwa B. Salu, et al.
Organisational management of hospital blood transfusion services in Nairobi County, Kenya: Evidence of implementation. Anne N. Mbuthia, et al.
The use of real-time polymerase chain reaction and an adenosine deaminase assay for diagnosing pleural tuberculosis. Mulalo Molaudzi, et al.
Lessons from the Field
Tropical Laboratory Initiative: An innovative model for laboratory medicine in rural areas. Zelda R. Moran, et al.
Medical laboratory accreditation in a resource-limited district health centre laboratory, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Daniel M. Desalegn, et al.
Blueprint for building a biorepository in a resource-limited setting that follows international best practices. Alash’le G. Abimiku, et al.
Strengthening laboratory capacity for detection of respiratory viral pathogens through the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) framework. Brett Whitaker, et al.
Potential role of Lu/BCAM in HIV-related atherosclerosis. Modisa S. Motswaledi, et al.
Late diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a child at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa: A case report. Bakani A. Siwele, et al.
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Issue 21: Point-of-care and near-point-of-care technologies
Issue 22: Workforce development through communities of practice and learning networks
ASLM Point-of-Care News Digest August 2019
The July 2019 Issue of LabCoP Quarterly has arrived and is free to download!
World Health Summit
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Laboratory Accreditation/ SLIPTA