AMLSN 58th Annual Scientific Conference begins today 


AMLSN 58th Annual Scientific Conference/Workshop begins today 


Activities marking the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) 58th Annual Scientific Conference & Workshop tagged ‘Land of Honour 2022’ begins today with an Opening Ceremony.

Dignitaries that will grace the opening ceremony are as follows:

  1. Engr. Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria (Special Guest of Honour)
  2. Aare Afe Babalola SAN, OFF, FNIALS, LLD, FCIArb, D.Litt Founder & Chancellor, ABUAD (Guest of Honour)
  3. Arole Oduduwa, Olofin Adimula Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Akande Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife (Royal Father of the Day)
  4. His Excellency, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, Executive Governor, Ekiti State (Chief Host)


The Theme of this year’s Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop is ‘Health System Strengthening: Sustaining Quality Medical Laboratory Practice Beyond The Covid-19 Era.’

Keynote Speech by Professor Oluyemi Akinloye, Ph.D.,(Professor of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnosis, Dean Faculty of Basic Medical Science and Director Center For Genomics of Non-Communicable Diseases and Personalized Healthcare University of Lagos)



  1. The Crucial Role of Medical Laboratory Services In attaining Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria. Speaker: Dr. Lawrena Okoro (Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria)
  2.  Leveraging on Quality Medical Laboratory Services to upgrade Primary Health Centers in Nigeria. Speaker: Dr. Ishaku Akyala (Department of Microbiology, Nasarawa State University Kelli)
  3. Automation and Point of Care Devices: Friends or Foes in Medical Laboratory Practice.Speaker: Prof. E.O. Akanmi (University of Osun)
  4. Towards Unity for Health: Managing Interprofessional Rivalry in Nigeria’s Healthcare. Speaker: Maxwell Patrick Dapar ( African Forum for Research and Education in Health)
  5. Combating Emerging and Re-emerging InfectiousDisease in Nigeria: What is the way forward? Speaker: Dr. Prosper Okonkwo (Director General, APIN Health Initiative)
  6. Convalescent Plasma and Immunoglobulin Preparation protocols for standardization. Speaker: Pa Idris Saliu (Country Director: Safe Blood for Africa Foundation)
  7.  Bioinformatics and Medical Laboratory Science: Past, present, and future.Speaker: Dr. Iwalokun (University of Lagos)


Venue: Great Eagle Hall, Kere Road Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

14TH-18TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 




  1. The 21st Century Medical Laboratory Scientist: Tips on how to adapt to Technological Transformation.

Speaker: Ephron Ephraim Yerembede (Snakebite Treatment and Research Hospital Kaltungo, Gombe State)


  1. Pragmatic Approach to Implementation of Innovative Technologies in the Medical Laboratories.

Speaker: Chibueze Joseph, Obigeorge (Sales Executive, ISN Products Nigeria Ltd.)


  1. Integrating Information Technology into Medical Laboratory Science in an Era of Digitalization

Speaker: Adebisi Adesola Amao Department of Pathology, UCH Ibadan Oyo State.

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