Anatomical and Molecular Pathology

Thursday, 19 October | Gallagher Convention Centre


22 - 24 October 2024

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

 5 Clinical, 1 Ethics - CPD points


Anatomical and Molecular Pathology

A new addition at Medlab Africa focusing on Anatomical Pathology that is concerned with the diagnosis of disease based on the microscopic, macroscopic, biochemical, immunologic and molecular examination of organs, tissues and cells. 

In this track experts in Anatomical Pathology from different parts of Africa will discuss the challenges and successes of diagnosing different pathologies and the key developments in anatomic pathology and Cytology.   

What's new for 2024

Africa Health congress featured lab medicine conference in the beginning years of Afh to look at topics within laboratory medicine. This year we are expanding medical laboratory portfolio to bring different aspects of laboratory including Laboratory Management, Clinical Pathology and Anatomical Pathology & Cytology under one roof.  

Conference Chair:


Prof Shaheen Sayed, Chair, Pathology Dept, Director Medicine of Lab, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya

Prof Maritha Kotze, Professor, Stellenbosch University, NHLS, Cape Town, South Africa



Key topics:

  • Liquid biopsy in breast cancer 
  • NGS in head and neck pathology 
  • Ethics in anatomical pathology 

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain understanding of the minimally invasive procedure used for effective assessment, evaluation and treatment of breast cancer 
  • Learn about the new technology for advanced personalized treatment of Head and Neck cancer 
  • Discuss the ethical considerations in different areas of pathologies  

Who should attend:

  • Laboratory in-charge 
  • Laboratory managers 
  • Laboratory supervisors 
  • Chiefs of laboratory  
  • Laboratory technologists  
  • Professor of laboratory medicine 
  • Quality officers  
  • Infectious Disease specialists/professors/physicians 
  • Virologists  
  • Immunologists  
  • Microbiologists  
  • Histopathologists 
  • Haematologists 
  • Haematopathologists 
  • Clinical chemists 
  • Molecular Biologists 

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