Recent Activities


Recent Activities

Thousands of laboratory professionals have been directly impacted by more than 120 of ASCP’s training events. ASCP continues to expand its work through participation and leadership in such activities as international policy meetings, training, technical assistance, accreditation, and curriculum development. The Society's scope of work continues to grow, as the organization aides countries in building their laboratory capacity.

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Cambodia

Faculty Development Assessments: Phnom Penh, Cambodia February 10-21 2014
ASCP Staff: Melissa Meeks, Sonja Bugvilionis and Cathy Robinson
ASCP Support: Candace Golightly and Vicki Barrett

Question Bank Development Workshop: October 7-11, 2013
ASCP Staff: Melissa Meeks
ASCP Support: Vicki Barrett and Susan Higgins


Cote d'Ivoire


Laboratory Association Mentorship (AIBT):
Abidjan, January 13-14, 2014
ASCP Staff: Aji Sanneh and Jonathan Schmierer
ASCP Support: Rae Rader

Laboratory Association Mentorship (AIBT):
Abidjan, November 4-8, 2013
ASCP Staff: Aji Sanneh
ASCP Support: Rae Rader, Kay Doyle and Lee Hilborne


Central Asia

Specimen Collection Workshop, Two Cohorts
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan:  March 11th-14th, March17th-20th 2014
ASCP Staff: Cathy Robinson, Bernadette Johnston-Peck, Jonathan Schmierer
ASCP Support: Beverly Sumwalt 

IP Workshop
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan:  March15th
ASCP Staff: Cathy Robinson, Jonathan Schmierer
ASCP Support: Beverly Sumwalt 


Ethiopia

SLMTA Gap Training
Debre Zeyit, Ethiopia: February 3-12, 2014
ASCP Staff: Jonathan Schmierer and Wendy Arneson
ASCP Support: Linda Andiric

Guyana

National Public Health Reference Laboratory (NPHRL) Mentorship: Georgetown, January 13-31, 2014
ASCP Support: Rex Famitangco

Haiti

SLMTA 3 Workshop: February 17-21, 2014
ASCP Staff: Aji Sanneh
ASCP Support: Bamory Dembele, Maimouna Bathily, Monique Tabi Zambo

SLMTA 2 Workshop: October 7-11, 2013
ASCP Staff: Aji Sanneh
ASCP Support: Bamory Dembele, Maimouna Bathily, Monique Tabi Zambo
Participants: 20

Mozambique

IPAC Audit Support: February 17-21, 2014
ASCP Support: Ana Paula Faria

Laboratory Partners Meeting: Maputo, November 21-22, 2013
ASCP Staff: Melissa Meeks and Cathy Robinson

Competency Based Curriculum Workshop: October 7-11, 2013
ASCP Staff: Cathy Robinson
ASCP Support: Ivana Pereima Brubaker

Rwanda

Laboratory Mentorship (CHUB) March 24th-28th 2014
ASCP Support: Kelly Silva

Laboratory Mentorship (RMH) February 17th-March 14th 2014
ASCP Support: Kelly Silva

SLMTA Post Assessments and Stakeholders Meeting: February 3rd-8th 2014
ASCP Support: Mary Kathryn Linde

Laboratory Mentorship (KFA): November 25-December 13, 2014
ASCP Support: Kelly Silva

Laboratory Mentorship (CHUCK): Kigali, October 28-November15, 2013
ASCP Support: Kelly Silva

SLMTA 3 Mentorship: Kigali, October 14-18, 2013
ASCP Support: Mary Kathryn Linde


Sierra Leone

MBBS Strategic Meeting 1 March 3rd-5th, 2014
ASCP Staff: None

MBBS Strategic Meeting 2 March 11rd-13th, 2014
ASCP Staff: None

MBBS Curriculum Revision Meeting, January 20-22, 2014
ASCP Staff: Wendy Arneson and Aji Sanneh

Swaziland

Swaziland Pathology Project, December 16-20
ASCP Support: Martha Hales, Alejandra Meza, Dr. Sheela Vinod

Tanzania

CDC Training and Stakeholders Meetings, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 24th-27th, 2014
ASCP Staff: Bernadette Johnston-Peck

SLMTA Supportive Supervision and Mentoring Program, February 3rd-7th, 2014Dodoma, Tanzania
ASCP Staff: None

SLMTA 1 Phase 3, Dodoma, Tanzania, January 20-24th
ASCP Staff: None

CDC Partners Stakeholders Meeting, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, January 7th, 2014
ASCP Staff: Bernadette Johnston-Peck


Ukraine

MOU Stakeholder Meeting: September 26-27, 2013
ASCP Staff: Shannon Castle


Vietnam

In-Country Partner and Planning Meetings: December 16-18, 2013
ASCP Staff: Melissa Meeks and Cathy Robinson

QMS Implementation: December 9-13, 2013
ASCP Staff: Melissa Meeks and Cathy Robinson
ASCP Support: Connie Wilkins

SLMTA TOT (Training of Trainers): September 2-20, 2013
ASCP Support: Anna Murphy


Work in Other Countries

SLMTA TOT(Training of Trainers): Ghana, September 16th-27th 2014
ASCP Staff: Wendy Arneson
 
"ASCP's trainings have been well received, and what has been learned has been implemented/or is in the process of being implemented. Through ASCP's efforts, the United States is an important ally in the fight against AIDS in Swaziland."

- Hosea Sukati, PhD
Director of Laboratory Services
Swaziland Ministry of Health


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