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The Medlab West Africa Congress coming up in Landmark Center in Lagos on the 22nd to 24th April 2024 is a focal point of the laboratory industry because it is designed to be a center of activities, interest and attention for all stakeholders in the laboratory sector in West Africa.

The Congress organized by informa Markets, co- located with Pharmaconex in association with CPHI and in Partnership with Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) is the largest and first ever Congress to shape the future of the laboratory industry in the West Africa region.

The three day event will accommodate Pathologists, Medical Laboratory Scientists, Microbiologists, Heads of Laboratory, Researchers, Equipment vendors, Marketers, Students and others.

According to the Senior Exhibition Director of Medlab Series, Tom Coleman, the event will connect the region’s healthcare and medical laboratory communities through the most comprehensive experience that offers unmatched opportunities to discover the latest industry innovations and advancement, while driving networking and collaboration between the stakeholders.

The Congress is promising to take the participants through the thought provoking subjects like Laboratory Management and Quality, Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology, Clinical Chemistry, Heamatology and Blood Transfusion, Molecular Diagnosis and Anatomic Pathology.

Dr Donald Ofili, the conference Chair, the Director and Deputy Registrar MLSCN has confirmed that the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has approved six CPD CREDIT Units for the program.

The Group Exhibition Director of Pharmaconex, Mostapha Khalil said, “By connecting key stakeholders across the value chain, we aim to accelerate Medical discovery, development, manufacturing and ultimately improving access to life-saving medication for all.”

Dr Tosan Erhabor, Registrar and CEO, of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) reiterated that “As a regulator, the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria is committed to strengthening health laboratory systems and professional practice for quality services. In this regard, we have developed the Quality Tripod to drive our processes for excellent service delivery to the stakeholders. We see this partnership with Medic West Africa to launch Medlab as a veritable platform to promote dialogue among the stakeholders in furtherance of our mandate to bequeath a culture of accurate and reliable medical laboratory test results to the entire citizenry. We look forward to enriching the conference’s scientific program by sharing our expertise in medical laboratory science and invaluable insights with the vast network of professionals who will be in attendance”.

The Congress has assembled some of our best brains to do justice to the subjects listed.
To mention but a few, Dr Aliu Israel, Mrs Nonye Umahi, Air Commodore Edward Abayomi Akinwale, Prof. M. A. Muhibi, Dr Obaze Yetunde, Dr Akyala Ishaku, Prof. Yakubu Ngwai, Dr Elochuckwu Adibo, Dr Funmilola Aduke Mapayi, Prof. Charles Anunobi and Prof. Daniel Osiagwu.

This is an avenue to connect to the top industry leaders, to network with the professional colleagues, to access diverse product categories and to develop the laboratory knowledge.

Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) and the Guild of Medical Laboratory Directors (GMLD) will be fully on the ground to receive the members.

Indeed, this is a Congress to look forward to attending. You cannot be counted out of the fun.

The registration is free and can be done