Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

Taskforce on Global eLearning/eAcademy (TF-GEL)

Are you a member of an IFCC National Society?

or of an IFCC Regional Federation, or a member of an IFCC Functional Unit?  

Would you like to submit for a webinar?

Then please fill in the three documents in SUBMISSION FORM for the 2023 webinar proposals and forward it to:

You can choose a period you would like to deliver the webinar and with our webinar coordinators the exact date will be arranged.

TF GEL members during their inaugural meeting (L-R, T-B): 
Nino Tabatadze - member; Silvia Colli Lanzi - IFCC Office; Hikmet Can Çubukçu - member; Marcos Fleury - member;
Adrian Park - Chair; Prasenjit Mitra - member; Paul Hamilton - Coordinator; Rojeet Shrestha - coordinator;
Loralie Langman - member; Rania ElSharkawy - member.
Not portrayed here but attending the call:
Agustina Fares Taie - coordinator; Khosrow Adeli - IFCC President; David Kinniburgh - IFCC Secretary


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
A. ParkChairUK1st2021 01 - 2023 12
H. Can ÇubukçuMemberTR1st2021 01 - 2023 12
R. El-SharkwayMemberEG1st2021 01 - 2023 12
M. Kneip FleuryMemberBR1st2021 01 - 2023 12
L. LangmanMemberUS1st2021 01 - 2023 12
P. MitraMemberIN1st2021 01 - 2023 12
N. TabatadzeMemberGE1st2021 01 - 2023 12


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
Rojeet ShrestaCoordinator for Asia Pacific areaNP1st2021 01 - 2023 12
Agustina Fares-TaieCoordinator for Latin/North America areaAR1st2021 01 - 2023 12
Paul HamiltonCoordinator for Europe and Africa areaUK1st2021 01 - 2023 12

Scope & Mandate

• Prepare initial terms of reference for a new taskforce on global eLearning/eAcademy
• Recruit Webinar Coordinator(s) with relevant technical and scientific expertise
• Initiate Live Monthly Webinars starting in January 2021, broadcast globally across different time zones, with each webinar consisting of a panel of 2-3 speakers and panel discussion
• Initiate development of recorded webinars for publication on the eAcademy platform
• Create new online courses, certificate programs, practical workshops, and tutorials delivered through Workcast or eAcademy


Development of eLearning programs in the field of laboratory medicine, which include:
• Live Webinars – Global Broadcast
• Recorded Webinars for the eAcademy Platform
• Online courses and certificate programs
• Online practical workshops and tutorials

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
S. DasAssociation of Medical Biochemists of India (AMBI)
Y. SurjawanIndonesian Association for Clinical Chemistry (HKKI))

Chair's contact

Dr Adrian PARK
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Cambridge - UK

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