ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTISTS OF NIGERIA (AMLSN)
INVITES THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO HER
15 TH NATIONAL ANNUAL PUBLIC HEALTH LECTURE SERIES/INVESTITURE
Covid-19 has exposed the need for countries to build a responsive and sustainable National Laboratory System, that will provide timely diagnostic solutions for the early detection and prevention of diseases of public health importance. Medical Laboratories as an important component of such a system needs to be strengthened through strategic capacity building in areas such as local vaccine production, laboratory-based evaluation and validation of covid-19 test kits in Nigeria. To consolidate on the lessons learnt from Covid-19, the national 15th annual public health lecture provides another opportunity for intellectual discuss and interaction among medical laboratory scientist and world class resource persons in attendance.
Strategic Medical Laboratory capacity building for pandemic response: lessons learnt from covid-19 in Nigeria.
Speaker: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu Director General, Nigeria Center for Disease Control
1. Re-invigorating Local Capacity for Vaccine Production in Nigeria.
Speaker: Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Chairman, National Laboratory Technical Working Group
2. Laboratory Based Evaluations of COVID-19 Test kits: A Paradigm Shift in Quality
Speaker: Sir Manason Rubainu Chairman, MLSCN IVD Technical committee
3. Expanding Access to COVID-19 Testing in Nigeria: The Place of Antibody and Antigen
Based Rapid Test Kits
Discussants: Abbott and Biosensor
Under the distinguished chairmanship of Dist. Sen. (Dr) Ibrahim Y. Oloriegbe, Chairman
Senate Committee on health (Sec, & Tertiary) National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Venue: Chida International Hotel, Plot 224, Solomon Lar Way, Utako District, FCT,Abuja
Time: 9:00am prompt.
Registration Fee: 3,000 Naira Only
Account: AMLSN 1001617455 UBA
MLSCN CPD accredited activity
Sponsorship details contact:
Dr Ironkwe Okechukwu (Chairman PHL committee) 08035985019
Pastor Oveye Alaba (Scretary) 08032628107