IFCC Feed2020-02-16T20:37:16Z Insoft Feed Generator /ifcc-news/ IFCC WG GCP Survey for Genomics in Oncology2020-02-10T14:06:22Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-10-wg-cgp-survey/ IFCC Office The WG-GCP goal is to determine what the most useful resources would be for those considering using genomics in oncology patient care.

We kindly ask you to forward below link and purpose of the survey to all your society colleagues so that the number of replies is significant.

https://forms.gle/E6rocHtwcnW965rQ6

Deadline to complete the survey is 30th March, 2020.

Completing the survey will require 5 to 7 minutes.

The privacy of individual respondents will be respected. 

For any further information please contact the IFCC office (colli-lanzi@ifcc.org).Thank you for your time and effort in completing this survey.

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IFCC eNews No 1/2, January-February 20202020-02-07T11:39:51Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-07-ifcc-enews-no-12-jan-feb-2020/ IFCC Office

IFCC eNews: January-February 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL
    • Message from Katherina Psarra, new eNews editor
  • THE VOICE OF IFCC
    • VLP Report – Dr. K. Adeli – Turkish Biochemical Society and Balkan Federation
    • The IFCC VLP Program in a memorable Congress of the Colegio Nacional de Bacteriología
    • Symposium “Micronutrients and vitamins – what is the evidence”
    • 15th Asia-Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (APFCB) Congress
  • IFCC: THE PEOPLE
    • In memory of Carl A. Burtis, PhD
    • Open positions within IFCC
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS
    • IFCC Professional Scientific Exchange Programme (PSEP)
    • IFCC and IFCC-Roche Travel Scholarship Awardees for 2019
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC eNEWS
    • Integrated clinical care team at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust recognized for healthcare excellence
    •  Leading best practices in integrated clinical care for antibiotic stewardship
    • Interdisciplinary team recognized for outstanding acute cardiac care using novel accelerated diagnostics pathway
    • Leading best practices for the recognition and treatment of hospitalized patients with diabetes
    • IFCC Foundation of Emerging Nations (FEN) – SNIBE ‘Support a Professional’ program partnership, 2019
  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES
    • News from the Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
    •  News from Pakistan (PSCP & AKU)
    •  News from the Society of Medical Biochemists of Serbia
    •  XXIV Latin American Congress of Clinical Biochemistry
    •  News from Mexico (CMCLabC)
    •  News from France (SFBC)
    •  News from the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML)
    •  News from Australia (AACB)
    •  News from the European Federation of Laboratory Medicine (EFLM)
  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS

 

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Candidates for IFCC EB Regional Representative and Corporate Member position2020-02-12T14:30:23Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-06-candidates-for-ifcc-eb-regional-representative-and-corporate-member-position/ IFCC Office IFCC Regional Representative

The IFCC Nominations Committee received nominations for the IFCC Regional Representative position within the Executive Board. All applications were declared valid.

The full details of each candidate’s nomination including a personal statement are available clicking here.

IFCC Regional Representative Candidates

AFRICAN FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY (AFCC)

Okesina ADEKUNLE BASHIRU OKESINA

 

ARAB FEDERATION OF CLINICAL BIOLOGY (AFCB)

Hedihli HEDHILI ABDERRAZEK

 

ASIA - FEDERATION FOR CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE (APFCB)

SUNIL SETHI SUNIL SETHI

 

EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE (EFLM)

  ANA MARIA SIMUNDIC

LATIN-AMERICAN CONFEDERATION OF CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY (COLABIOCLI)

To be nominated

NORTH AMERICAN FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE (NAFCC)

To be nominated

IFCC Corporate position

The IFCC Nominations Committee received two nominations for the IFCC Corporate position within the Executive Board. Time in office will start on January 1st, 2021 until December 31th 2023.

The two candidates have been nominated by their Company and they have given a written consent for their candidacy. All applications were declared valid.

The candidates are:

  • Joseph Passarelli - Roche Diagnostics
  • Tricia Ravalico - Abbott Diagnostics

Full details of each candidate’s nomination, including a personal statement, are available at the following link: https://www.ifcc.org/media/478246/ifcc-corporate-member-eb-nominations-2021-2023.pdf.

All IFCC Officers’ elections take place electronically; according to this, the electronic ballot for the election of the Corporate Member within the IFCC Executive Board is being held from February 1st - 29th 2020. IFCC Corporate members, in good standing, constitute the voting members.

IFCC Corporate Candidates

Joseph Passarelli  
Roche Diagnostics
       Tricia Ravalico
         Abbott Diagnostics 

 

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Call for Nominations2020-02-12T14:18:04Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-12-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office =================

  • Education and Management Division
    • Committee on Kidney Disease (C-KD): one member position. Applications close on 12th February 2020.
    • Committee on Evidence- Based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM): one member position. Applications close on 18th February 2020.
    • Committee on Point of Care Testing (C-PoCT): one corporate member position. Applications close on 19th February 2020.

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    • Task Force on Ethics (TF-E): one member position. Applications close on 15th March 2020.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, 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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Candidates for IFCC EB Corporate Member position2020-02-12T16:58:28Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-01-candidates-for-ifcc-eb-corporate-member-position/ IFCC Office The IFCC Nominations Committee received two nominations for the IFCC Corporate position within the Executive Board. Time in office will start on January 1st, 2021 until December 31th 2023.

The two candidates have been nominated by their Company and they have given a written consent for their candidacy. All applications were declared valid.

The candidates are:

  • Joseph Passarelli - Roche Diagnostics
  • Tricia Ravalico - Abbott Diagnostics

Full details of each candidate’s nomination, including a personal statement, are available at the following link: https://www.ifcc.org/media/478246/ifcc-corporate-member-eb-nominations-2021-2023.pdf.

All IFCC Officers’ elections take place electronically; according to this, the electronic ballot for the election of the Corporate Member within the IFCC Executive Board is being held from February 1st - 29th 2020. IFCC Corporate members, in good standing, constitute the voting members.

IFCC Corporate Candidates

Joseph Passarelli  
Roche Diagnostics
       Tricia Ravalico
         Abbott Diagnostics 
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IFCC Regional Representatives 2021-2023 Candidates2020-02-12T16:57:52Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-01-ifcc-regional-representatives-2021-2023/ IFCC Office The IFCC Nominations Committee received nominations for the IFCC Regional Representative position within the Executive Board. All applications were declared valid.

The full details of each candidate’s nomination including a personal statement are available clicking here.

 

IFCC Regional Representative Candidates

AFRICAN FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY (AFCC)

Okesina ADEKUNLE BASHIRU OKESINA

 

ARAB FEDERATION OF CLINICAL BIOLOGY (AFCB)

Hedihli HEDHILI ABDERRAZEK

 

ASIA - FEDERATION FOR CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE (APFCB)

SUNIL SETHI SUNIL SETHI

 

EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE (EFLM)

  ANA MARIA SIMUNDIC

LATIN-AMERICAN CONFEDERATION OF CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY (COLABIOCLI)

To be nominated

NORTH AMERICAN FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE (NAFCC)

To be nominated

 

 

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2021-2023 IFCC Secretary and Treasurer elected2020-02-04T06:42:03Z /ifcc-news/2020-02-03-2021-2023-ifcc-secretary-and-treasurer-elected/ IFCC Office

The  elections have been conducted via an electronic system in order to ensure wider participation in this important moment in the IFCC life. The  results can be seen at: 
https://secure.electionbuddy.com/results/2QXJJ7X69MQ4

David Kinniburgh Photo

IFCC TREASURER

2021-2023
Alexander HALIASSOS

IFCC SECRETARY

2021-2023
David KINNIBURGH

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eJIFCC officially covered by SCOPUS – available in Elsevier products2020-01-28T12:52:37Z /ifcc-news/2020-01-28-ejifcc-scopus/ IFCC Office The electronic Journal of the IFCC (eJIFCC) is a platinum open-access journal, i.e. there is no charge to read, or to submit to this journal. Our numerous high-quality articles, debates, reviews, case studies and editorials are addressed to clinical laboratorians. We aim to assist the development of the field of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine worldwide. Manuscripts are fully peer reviewed and immediately free to access and download from www.ifcc.org.

eJIFCC is a member of the Committee on Publications Ethics -COPE

Elsevier products are used by leading research institutions, government organizations, decision-making bodies and corporate organizations around the world.

Coverage of the electronic Journal of IFCC (eJIFCC) in Elsevier products is an important milestone for IFCC as Scopus coverage significantly provides increased visibility and discoverability of our contents, improves access to eJIFCC articles and will promote IFCC internationally.

Prof. Tahir Pillay, IFCC Communications and Publications Division Chair, says: “This is an important step forward for IFCC as availability of eJIFCC in Scopus significantly improves access to eJIFCC articles and will promote IFCC internationally. I would like to thank the eJIFCC Editor-in-Chief, Professor János Kapplemayer, as well as the Editorial Board and other members of the Communications and Publications Division for their contributions to this important achievement". eJIFCC has seen a major improvement in both scientific content and publication format over the past few years again thanks to tireless efforts of the editor and the Editorial Board".

https://www.scopus.com/sourceid/21100888782

The Electronic Journal of IFCC (eJIFCC) is also officially indexed by MEDLINE/PUBMED. All issues from 1999 onward are available online and are indexed, searchable, downloadable, and citable from PubMed. Click here to access eJIFCC issues archived in PubMed Central 

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Call for Nominations2020-02-12T09:29:50Z /ifcc-news/2020-01-31-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office =================

  • Education and Management Division
    • Committee on Clinical Laboratory Management (C-CLM): one member position. Applications close on 5th February 2020.
    • Committee on Kidney Disease (C-KD): one member position. Applications close on 12th February 2020.
    • Committee on Point of Care Testing (C-PoCT): one corporate member position. Applications close on 19th February 2020.

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  • Scientific Division
    • Executive Committee (SD-EC): one corporate member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020. 
    • Committee on Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests (C-STFT): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Committee on Nomenclature, Properties and Units (C-NPU) in collaboration with International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Committee on Reference Intervals and Decision Limits (C-RIDL): one member position. Applications close on 30th January 2020.
    • Task Force on Ethics (TF-E): one member position. Applications close on 15th February 2020.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, 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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Candidates for IFCC Secretary and Treasurer positions2020-01-28T12:52:37Z /ifcc-news/2020-01-10-candidates-for-ifcc-secretary-and-treasurer-position/ IFCC Office The IFCC Nominations Committee received two nominations for the IFCC Secretary and two nominations for the IFCC Treasurer positions. They will start on January 1st, 2021 until December 31th 2023.

The four candidates have been nominated by their National Societies and they have given a written consent for their candidacy. All applications were declared valid.

The candidates for the IFCC Secretary Position are:

  • David KINNIBURGH, Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)
  • Tahir PILLAY, South African Association of Clinical Biochemistry (SAACB)

The candidates for the Treasurer Position are:

  • Alexander HALIASSOS, Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry – Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB)
  • Loralie LANGMAN, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

The full details of each candidate’s nomination including a personal statement are available the following link.

All IFCC Officers’ elections take place electronically; according to this, the electronic ballot for the election of the Secretary and Treasurer  positions is held from January 1st – to 31st, 2020. IFCC full members, in good standing, constitute the voting members. Voting process’ details will be provided next February by the IFCC office.

IFCC Secretary Candidates

David KINNIBURGH
Canada

Tahir  PILLAY
South Africa

 

IFCC Treasurer Candidates

Alexander HALIASSOS
Greece
Loralie LANGMAN
United States

       

 

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