IFCC Communications

IFCC Live Webinar: Expanding Newborn Screening Globally: Reducing Infant Mortality Through Early Diagnosis

November 1, 2020

Date Wednesday 4th November, 2020 Time 9 AM Toronto time, 3 PM European Time, 10 PM Beijing Time Newborn screening (NBS) reduces infant morbidity and mortality by initiating early detection, treatment, and management of newborns with congenital disorders. Unfortunately, only about one third of infants around the world receive screening...

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Call for Nomination 2021-2023- IFCC Communication

October 27, 2020

Scientific Division Executive Committee (SD-EC): Secretary position – time in office 2021-2023. Deadline to receive nominations: 10th December 2020. Download here. ================= Task Forces New IFCC Taskforce on Global Newborn Screening (TF-NBS): a chair and 4 full members – time in office 2021-2023. Deadline to receive nominations: 30th October 2020. Download here. New IFCC...

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IFCC Live Webinar on Advancing Internal and External Quality Assurance on a Global Scale

October 11, 2020

At this international webinar the speakers will present on current challenges with Internal and external quality assurance in clinical laboratories around the world, the critical need for a new international strategy to support internal quality assurance and EQA in developing countries, and the IFCC’s strategic plans to develop a global...

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IFCC Information Guide on COVID 19

March 28, 2020

  Coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated to COVID-19, is an emerging global pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). As the number of individuals infected with COVID-19 continues to rise globally and healthcare systems become increasingly stressed, it is clear that the clinical laboratory will play an essential...

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Prof. Howard Morris

May 1, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce to all MACB members the sudden death of Professor Howard Morris, President of the IFCC. He passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019. MACB sincere condolences go to his wife, Mrs Helen Martin, to the family, to the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) and...

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IFCC  Programmes For Personal Support

IFCC is promoting the availability of two programmes that provide one-to-one support to laboratory medicine specialist:

  • The IFCC Register of Experts
  • The IFCC Mentoring Programmes

These two programmes are being facilitated bt the IFCC Working Group for Personal Support (WG-PS). Details of the Programmes are available from: http://www.ifcc.org/ifcc-education-division/personal-support/