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Better Testing Needed to Combat AMR: WHO’s Response to Multi-Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

In July of last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised warnings about the increasing prevalence of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in a number of countries in Asia and Europe, as well as in Canada. According to the WHO, low coverage

Posted in Clinical Microbiology

Record High Enrollment in LQM and AST Courses

POLQM’s 2024 Laboratory Quality Management (LQM) and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) courses have officially begun! We are pleased to announce that we have record high attendance this year, and hope all our participants will learn from and enjoy these courses.

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Results of Our ISO 15189:2022 Short Course

The results are in! Almost a year after launching our ISO 15189:2022 short course, all participants who responded to our survey say they found it helpful. Participants have said the course is “enlightening”, and that they appreciate the simplified presentation

Posted in Continuing Education

EQA, AMR, and Local Manufacturing: Takeaways from ASLM

In December, the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference was held in Cape Town, South Africa. For this, the sixth ASLM conference, the overarching theme was “Shaping laboratory systems and diagnostics services for the 21st Century: embracing the change.” CMPT

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