ASLM is the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (www.

Dr. Laurence Pierson-Manivet and Dr. Antoine Pierson attended ASLM 2014 conference in Cape Town between 30 November – 4 December 2014.

The ASLM2014 conference theme is “Innovation and Integration of Laboratory and Clinical Systems: Reshaping the Future of HIV, TB, Malaria, Flu, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Emerging Pathogens in Africa.”

Visit the conference website for more information about ASLM2014.

Specifically, ASLM2014 will:

  • Provide information on the laboratory medicine landscape and needs in Africa
  • Increase awareness of opportunities to invest in laboratory medicine amongst private, public and philanthropic donors
  • Facilitate networking among participants, particularly for newcomers to African healthcare settings and markets
  • Promote the creation of public-private partnerships to ensure further development of both African laboratories and African diagnostics companies