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Hematology & Blood Transfusion

CPD accredited

Monday, 22 April 2024

Medlab Conference Room 2B | Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria

Conference overview

West Africa faces unique hematological challenges, and this track aims to address them comprehensively. Sessions will cover topics such as the diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell disease, ensuring blood transfusion safety in resource-limited settings, managing thalassemia and hemoglobin disorders in West African populations, and understanding hematological complications related to HIV in the region. Attendees will gain insights and strategies for improving hematological care in this context.

Conference Chair

Air Commodore Edward Abayomi Akinwale

Associate Director Laboratory Quality Assurance, HIF Medical Research International/Ge in support of Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB) and the U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP), Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Lagos, Nigeria

Key Topics

  • Sickle Cell Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges in West Africa
  • Blood Transfusion Safety in Resource-Limited Settings
  • Thalassemia and Hemoglobin Disorders in West African Populations
  • HIV-Associated Hematological Complications in the Region

Who will be attending:

  • Microbiologist
  • Histopathologists
  • Geneticists
  • Cytologists 
  • Laboratory Technologists 

  • Head of Laboratory
  • Laboratory Directors
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Laboratory Managers
  • Laboratory Supervisors 

  • Quality Officers
  • Laboratory Compliance Officers
  • Residents/Fellow
  • Students
  • Researchers
  • Infectious Disease Specialists 

For more information, please contact

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