Public-private partnerships play a crucial role in strengthening the healthcare systems in resource-deprived regions of Africa.
A laboratory technologist or technician makes a significant contribution to the patient in a hospital.
GeneXpert MTB/RIF test provides hope for clinicians and laboratory workers trying to manage TB.
Barry Schoub received the ASLM Lifetime Achievement Award
Strengthening the health systems of African countries in the sub-Saharan region, will help move beyond the tipping point in their epidemics.
Without quality laboratories, there cannot be accurate clinical testing or reliable results.
African governments are committed in improving public health systems.
In a rare public-health success story on the world's most beleaguered continent, Africa has slashed deaths from measles by 91% since 2000 thanks to an immunisation drive. Worldwide measles deaths fell to 242 000 between 2000 and 2006, a reduction of 68% made possible by the remarkable gains in Africa.