IFCC Feed2019-10-21T15:00:19Z Insoft Feed Generator /ifcc-news/ IFCC eNews No 10 Oct 20192019-10-16T10:42:00Z /ifcc-news/2019-10-16-ifcc-enews-no-10-oct-2019/ IFCC Office
IFCC eNews: October 2019
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL
    • Message from the eNews editor
  • THE VOICE OF IFCC
    • Progress with the election of the next IFCC Executive Board
    • Task Force on History (TF-H)
    • VLP Report at COLABIOCLI – Panama Congress 2019
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS
    • IFCC Roche Travel Scholarship – reports by recipients
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC ENEWS
    • Improving patient care through co-reporting eGFRs for personalized drug therapy
    • Unifying for something greater in Rio de Janeiro
    • Measurably better healthcare performance in Palestine through leadership and comprehensive quality management
  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES
    • News from the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine SEQCML
    • Advances in Laboratory Medicine, the new journal of the SEQCML
    • The 3rd Congress of the Romanian Association of Laboratory Medicine (AMLR)
    •  Latest news from Lab Medicine Committee of CAME
    • News from the Bolivian Society of Clinical Biochemistry
    • News from the Mexican Association of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CMCLabC)
    • News from European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFML)
    • “Highlights of recent events in bioethics”
  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS
    • Calendar of IFCC Congresses/Conferences and Regional Federations' Congresses
    • Calendar of events with IFCC auspices
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Call for Nominations2019-10-17T08:10:19Z /ifcc-news/2019-10-15-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office  

  • Committee on Internet and eLearning (C-IeL):
    • Two members positions. 
    •  Web Editor position. 

Applications close 10th November 2019.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested in, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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eJIFCC Vol 30 n° 32019-10-11T13:46:20Z /ifcc-news/2019-10-11-ejifcc-vol-30-n-3/ IFCC Office

eJIFCC Volume 30 no 3 - 2019

 
 
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1 Recommendations on measurement units – why and how
Young Bae Lee Hansen
2 Evaluation of visual serum indices measurements and potential false result risks in routine clinical chemistry tests in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tigist Getahun, Anberber Alemu, Firehiwot Mulugeta, Merone Sileshi, Abenezer Ayalkebet, Wosene Habtu, Zeleke Geto, Fitsum Girma, Feyissa Challa, Mistire Wolde
3 Best practices in the implementation of a point of care testing program: experience from a tertiary care hospital in a developing country
Aysha Habib Khan, Shahid Shakeel, Khairunnissa Hooda, Kashif Siddiqui, Lena Jafri
4 Prevalence of liver function test abnormality and associated factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a comparative cross-sectional study
Getnet Teshome, Sintayehu Ambachew, Alebachew Fasil, Molla Abebe
5 Correlation of body mass index and waist/hip ratio with glycated hemoglobin in prediabetes
Manju Bala, Meenakshi, Sameer Aggarwal
6 Hyperuricemia and its association with cardiovascular disease risk factors in type two diabetes mellitus patients at the University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
Birhanu Woldeamlak, Ketsela Yirdaw, Belete Biadgo
7 Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: genetic landscape challenge
Laura Valiña, Bernardo López Andrade, Josep Miquel Bauça
8 Letter: Manchineel apple of death
Michelle (k/a Mikhaila) Muscat

 

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The IFCC is pleased to announce that the President-elect is Prof. K. Adeli (CA)2019-10-03T09:52:34Z /ifcc-news/2019-10-02-ifcc-president-elect-is-prof-k-adeli/ IFCC Office The ballot for the election of the President-elect, to commence the term of office on January 1st, 2020, was concluded on September 30th, 2019. 

Click here to read a short profile of Prof. Adeli.

Full details of the ballot may be found from the independent company that conducted the ballot: https://secure.electionbuddy.com/results/CL6AP9UZME3B

Prof. Khosrow Adeli, IFCC President Elect

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IFCC eNews No 9 Sep 20192019-09-18T16:18:13Z /ifcc-news/2019-09-16-ifcc-enews-no-9-sep-2019/ IFCC Office

IFCC eNews: September 2019

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL
    • Message from the eNews editor
  • THE VOICE OF IFCC
    • IFCC Working Group on Guidance for the Implementation of Custom-made Genomic Panels (WG-CGP).
    • IFCC Working Group on Patient Based Real Time Quality Control
    • IFCC Working Group on Continuous Glucose Monitoring (WG-CGM)
  • IFCC: THE PEOPLE
    • Welcome and thanks to the Chairs
    • In memory of Alejandro Ruiz-Arguelles †
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS
    • IFCC Task Force for Young Scientists at the Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Biochemistry APFCB 2019 - Jaipur, India
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC ENEWS
    • Leading Research at Oxford Leads to Best Practice Award for their Pre-eclampsia Care
    • Unified to improve Diagnostic Pathways and Treatment for Patients with Acute Kidney Injury - An International Best Practice from Germany
    • Avant-Garde Liver Function Testing, Leading a Best Practice Charge from Dundee, Scotland
    • How AI will Change Work and Careers
  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES
    • News from Mexico (CMCLabC)
    • News from Zimabwe (ZACB)
    • News from Lebanon (SDBLiban)
    • News from Spain (SEQClm)
    • News from France (LABAC)
    • News from Panama (CONALAC)
  • NEW IFCC MEMBERS
    • IFCC welcomes AGILENT, a new Corporate member
  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS 
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IFCC-Abbott Visiting Lecturer Programme (VLP)2019-10-01T15:07:11Z /ifcc-news/2019-09-10-ifcc-abbott-visiting-lecturer-programme-vlp/ IFCC Office The mission of the IFCC Education and Management Division (EMD) is to provide IFCC members and the healthcare community with education in the field of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine directed at scientific, management and clinical issues.

For those Countries and Regions requesting assistance in the transfer of knowledge, with the generous support of Abbott Diagnostics, the IFCC Education and Management Division has developed the IFCC Visiting Lecturer Programme (VLP).

The VLP supports international cooperation in educational activities through funding of lectureships on professional, educational and managerial topics.

IFCC National Societies are invited to select and invite a Visiting Lecturer to speak at their local events on a specific subject.

Click here to find more on what the programme funds and for further information and VLP Application form.

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The IFCC Establishes a New Working Group on Volatolomics2019-10-01T15:06:45Z /ifcc-news/2019-08-29-ifcc-working-group-on-volatolomics/ IFCC Office Members of the new WG-Vol are Dr Larry Kricka – US (Chair), Dr Paolo Fortina - US (Member), and Dr Joesph Wiencek – US (Member) and the terms of reference for the new working group are to develop a survey of the diagnostic applications of volatolomics (breath analysis) and to develop periodic updates of the volatolomics survey over the next 3 years.

Click here to visit the IFCC WG-Vol web page.

Click here to read the IFCC press release.

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IFCC, Abbott and Health Industry Leaders - partners in the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award2019-08-28T16:25:49Z /ifcc-news/2019-08-22-univants-awards/ IFCC Office The programme’s goal is to inspire innovative solutions within healthcare that will positively affect patients, clinicians, payors, and health systems globally, to highlight best practices, inspire unity and to encourage novel, avant-garde ways of thinking, as the name UNIVANTS suggests.

This year, twelve innovative care teams are being recognized for excellence in measurably better healthcare performance:

  • 3 teams have been awarded the inaugural distinction of 2019 UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence WINNERS
  • 7 teams were finalists, receiving the honours of DISTINCTION
  • 2 teams were semi-finalists with honours of ACHIEVEMENT.

The UnivantsHCE.com website is now accepting applications for 2020 award recognition. The Award is open to all healthcare professionals and professional teams regardless of affiliation.

For more information on the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Awards, the 2019 award winners, as well as the award application, visit UnivantsHCE.com.

To read the full press release click here.

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IFCC eNews Flash August 20192019-08-06T07:54:07Z /ifcc-news/2019-08-02-ifcc-enews-flash-aug-2019/ IFCC Office  

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IFCC eNews No 7/9 July August 20192019-07-12T11:18:44Z /ifcc-news/2019-07-12-ifcc-enews-no-78-jul-aug-2019/ IFCC Office

IFCC eNews: July-August 2019

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL

    • Message from the eNews editor

  • THE VOICE OF IFCC
    • Update from the IFCC Committee on Point-of-Care Testing meeting in Barcelona

    • Introducing the IFCC Working Group on Volatolomics (WG-Vol)

    • IFCC Distinguished Awards for the IFCC WorldLab Congress - Seoul (KR) 2020

    • IFCC Developing Quality Competence in Medical Laboratories (DQCML)

  • IFCC: THE PEOPLE
    • Maria Luisa Castillo de Sánchez, Treasurer (IFCC EB, 1985-1987)

    • IFCC President 2019-2020
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS

    • Young Scientists session organized during the 33th Tunisian National Congress of Clinical Biology

  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC ENEWS
    • The data tsunami and bioethics: keeping the human rights at the centre

  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES

    • News from Serbia (SMBS)

    • News from Tunisia (STBC)

    • News from Italy (SIBioc)

    • News from Pakistan (PSCP)

    • EFLM Biological Variation Database

  • NEW IFCC MEMBERS

    • IFCC welcomes two new Corporate Members: ET Healthcare and Immunodiagnostic Systems - IDS

  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS 

 

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