Abstract submission for ASLM 2016 Conference in Cape Town

  • Publisher: ASLM

  • Venue: Cape Town, Cape Town (South Africa)

  • Date: 3-8 December 2016

  • Posted: 14/03/2016

  • Theme: Public health

  • Type: Course and conference

  • Subject: Infectious disease

  • Language: English

The ASLM is launching an invitation to select papers for the conference which will be held from 3 to 8 December 2016.

You have until April 29, 2016 to send your abstracts. Until March 18, 2016, the ASLM offers a support program to help you prepare your abstracts.

The conference will be held in Cape Town, South Africa. This year the focus will be on laboratory medicine

Track 1: Global Health Security

  • Improving diagnostic capacity to address global threats

  • Integrating laboratory networks with public health institutes (PHIs)

  • Combatting antimicrobial resistance

  • Improving outbreak preparedness and reconstruction post-Ebola

  • Other


Track 2: Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

  • Improving diagnostic capacity for NCDs

  • Preventing NCDs with scientific research

  • Improving surveillance for better NCDs detection

  • Lessons learnt from infectious diseases for NCDs

  • Other


Track 3: Partnerships

  • Achieving Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and international targets

  • Improving the clinical-laboratory interface

  • Harmonising national and regional networks

  • Improving laboratory management via QMS (quality management systems) & regulatory harmonisation

  • Other

Abstracts may be submitted in English, French, or Portuguese. All abstracts must be submitted through the ASLM2016 online submission platform. The abstract is limited to 300 words.

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