ASAP is now taking donations! We are a volunteer-based organization, and your donations go a long way to help us implement the strategies we set forth. If you would like to make a donation, please use the following link:
ASAP member Akin Abayomi presented on biosecurity to the Committee on the Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of Resolution 1540 from June 20th - 22nd at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. He discussed the lack of skilled manpower and infrastructure for healthcare in Africa.
From May 2nd-4th, 2016, eleven ASAP members attended NCI's Global Action in Pathology Conference in Bethesda, Maryland. Over 50 pathologists from across the globe participated in this strategic planning meeting. ASAP's members met on May 3rd to discuss how ASAP's strategies align with the global pathology agenda.
April 25th - April 29th is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week in the state of Colorado! Clinical laboratory professionals play a vital role in the diagnosis and prevention of disease around the world.
The Lancet Medical Journal recently published a series of three papers pertaining to pathology and laboratory medicine in low and middle income countries, a subject that is underrepresented in the global discussion about universal health coverage. This series, launched on March 15th at the CUGH Conference in New York, aims to start and accelerate global efforts to strengthen this neglected part of medicine. The first paper examines the current barriers in resource-poor settings. The second paper suggests ways of overcoming these barriers, and the third paper issues eight recommendations and calls for concerted efforts of all to ensure the provision of effective and sustainable PALM services.