3rd Laboratory Medicine Conference

Friday, 28 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

22 - 24 October 2024

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

3rd Laboratory Medicine Conference

(4 Clinical Points)


The program for Laboratory Medicine at Africa Health has been designed to look at this sector, with perspectives from around the continent.  Incorporating elements of infectious disease, the program will include topics of interest for everyone in the field.  A one-day comprehensive track which will cover the latest and most important topics in Laboratory Medicine from leading experts in the field.

Theme: Lab Diagnostics: the key to controlling pandemics

Conference chair:

Prof Rajiv Erasmus,
President, African Federation of Clinical Chemistry (AFCC), Emeritus Professor, Division of Chemical Pathology, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Director, Quality First Training Academy, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

Professor Wolfgang Preiser,

Professor and Head, Division of Medical Virology, Department of Pathology, FMHS, Stellenbosch University and NHLS Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa 

Key topics:

  • Innovation and accreditation
  • Digital pathology
  • Laboratory medicine and ethics
  • Point of care testing
  • Antimicrobial resistance


Benefits of attending:

  • Understand the clinical effects of long COVID in Africa
  • Evaluate good clinical laboratory practice for effective patient management in the COVID era
  • Describe the interaction of HIV and COVID

Who should attend:

  • Pathologists
  • Chemical/Clinical Pathologists
  • Laboratory Directors/Managers/Supervisors
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Laboratory Technologists
  • Immunologists
  • Oncologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Histopathologists
  • Haematologists
  • Clinical Chemists

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