African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) Conference

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December 8-13, 2018 | Abuja, Nigeria
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December 6, 2018
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The African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) Conference is taking place December 8-13, 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria. GHSC-PSM will be there. Join us at one of these exciting sessions:

Panel: Forging Partnerships with Manufacturers to Achieve the 3rd 90

  • Moderator/Presenters: Clement Ndongmo, Senior Technical Advisor, HIV/AIDS Laboratory Team, and Ezekiel Akintunde, Nigeria Laboratory and Malaria Logistics Director
  • Time: Dec 8, 2:20PM – 4:10PM
  • Location: Congress Hall
     

Seminar: Laboratory Network Approach  

  • Presenter: Matthew Wattleworth, HIV/AIDS Laboratory Team Lead
  • Times: December 11, 7:00AM – 8:30AM; December 12, 7:30PM – 9:00PM
  • Location: DEC 11 - KANO; DEC 12 - FCT


Session 1.5: Laboratory Networks and Systems for Outbreak Response

  • Our Presentation: Assessing the Impact of the National Specimen Referral Network (NISRN) on Viral Load Scale Up in Nigeria
  • Presenter: Nelson Ekeh, Nigeria NISRN Logistics Manager 
  • Time: December 11, 11:00AM – 12:30PM
  • Location: KANO


Session 2.3: Improving Quality, Safety and Cost Effectiveness of Laboratory Systems

  • Our Presentation: New Approaches to Procurement and Supply Chain Management for Scaling Up Viral Load Testing in Resource Limited Countries
  • Presenter: Clement Ndongmo, Senior Technical Advisor, HIV/AIDS Laboratory Team
  • Time: December 12, 11:00AM – 12:30PM
  • Location: BENUE/PLATEAU 


Session 3.4: The Last Mile to Achieving the UN 90-90-90 Targets

  • Our Presentation: Bridging the Gap Between Stakeholders and Implementing Partners at Strategic and Operational Levels to Improve Efficiency in Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis Commodity Quantification and Management in Cameroon
  • Presenter: Elive Ngale Esuka, Senior Laboratory and Commodity Procurement Advisor
  • Time: December 13, 11:00AM – 12:30PM
  • Location: KOGI


Poster: Leveraging Partnerships to Reduce the Cost of HIV Viral Load Testing and Improve Access to Testing in Cameroon

  • Presenter: Elive Ngale Esuka, Senior Laboratory and Commodity Procurement Advisor
  • Time: December 13, 12:30PM – 1:30PM
  • Location: Poster Hall Marquee


Poster: Optimization of Laboratory and Sample Referral Networks: A critical step to adequate and cost-efficient commodity procurement management 

  • Presenter: Clement Ndongmo, Senior Technical Advisor, HIV/AIDS Laboratory Team 
  • Time: December 13, 12:30PM – 1:30PM
  • Location: Poster Hall Marquee


Symposium: Partnering with the Private Sector: New Frontiers

  • Our Presentation: Leveraging Private Sector Transportation/Logistics Services to Improve the National Integrated Specimen Referral Network in Nigeria
  • Presenter: Theophilus Faruna, Senior Manager, Nigeria Laboratory Logistics
  • Time: December 13, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
  • Location: KOGI