Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

About us (C-EBLM)

Terms of reference

The aims and objectives of the Committee on Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine are to:

1.       Promote the understanding and the methodology of EBLM by educating laboratory professionals about

  • how to find the evidence
  • how to appraise the evidence
  • how to act on evidence

2.       Support rational laboratory use by implementation of results from EBLM into daily practice. This can be achieved by methodological  research, international surveys and by educating laboratory professionals in the following topics:

  • How to perform primary diagnostic studies
  • How to carry out systematic reviews in laboratory medicine
  • How to make evidence-based guideline recommendations in laboratory medicine
  • How to implement evidence-based diagnostic guidelines in clinical practice

3.       Promote the international dissemination of and collaboration in EBLM

Committee membership

Terms of members are indicated in the C-EBLM page of the IFCC website


Members are indicated in the C-EBLM page of the IFCC website


  • Wytze P Oosterhuis, Department of Clinical Chemistry, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Hilvarenbeekseweg 60, Tilburg, 5022 GC, The Netherlands: (former member of IFCC EMD EPO WG; former member of C-EBLM)
  • Sverre Sandberg, Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen N-5021, Norway: (former chair of IFCC's TF on Global Campaign on diabetes mellitus; former chairman of C-EBLM)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull Member Society
A. Fares TaieConfederacion Unificada Bioquimica de la Republica Argentina (CUBRA)
K. ChengAustralasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine INC (AACB)
D. RogicCroatian Society for Medical Biochemistry (HDMB)
R. LangeGerman Society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
M. DakhundaridzeLaboratory Medicine Association of Georgia (GLMA)
V. TakhurAssociation of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI)
Y. DicksteinIsrael Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
P. PezzatiItalian Society of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC)
M. MurakamiJapan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
V. BanysLithuanian Society of Laboratory Medicine
H. IsahAssociation of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
H.K.AyeshaPakistan Society of Chemical Patholosgists
G.J. SousaPortugese Society of Clinical Chemistry (SPQC)
N. Majkic SinghSociety of Medical Biochemists of Serbia (SMBS)
J. VavrikSlovak Society of Clinical Biochemistry (SSKB)
X. FilellaSociedad Española de Medicina de Laboratorio (SEQCML)
D. GreenAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
S. DemirTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
R.Vinod MahatoNepalese Association for Clinical Chemistry (NAAC)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

R. SchneiderAbbott Laboratories
R. ThomaePHC Europe B.V.
K. OlsonSiemens Healthcare Diagnostics


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