PFSCM at ASLM 2023, don’t miss our presentation and posters, and visit our booth #9

by | Nov 23, 2023

The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM) is excited to participate in the African Society for Laboratory Medicine’s (ASLM) sixth biennial conference this year. The gathering from 12 to 15 December in Cape Town provides an excellent platform to learn about the latest advancements in laboratory equipment and healthcare in Africa. 

PFSCM will have a booth alongside our many reputable suppliers and service providers, and we warmly invite you to come and meet with us to learn more about how reliable procurement and delivery mechanisms help increase access to sustainable, quality laboratory equipment, consumables, and services.

PFSCM Senior Laboratory Technical Advisor Mr. Mubanga Sydney Chanda will make an oral presentation on the key considerations for managing health supply chain risks associated with the procurement and delivery of NGS equipment and reagents that are critical for the successful implementation of genomic surveillance programs. Don’t miss this presentation on Friday, 15 December, at 11:20 am.

The following PFSCM supply chain and laboratory experts will also present posters, and we encourage you to come and learn from our supply chain experts and laboratory advisors. 

PFSCM Poster lineup:

Dr. Timothy Meehan

  1. Antimicrobial diagnostics: Streamlining supply chain and sourcing for LMICs.
  2. CD4 still counts: the changing landscape of CD4 diagnostics.
  3. Moving the needle: harmonizing low- and middle-income country’s supply chains for injection drug use harm reduction.

Mr. Mubanga Sydney Chanda

Practical first steps towards implementing key circular economy actions with a focus on sustainable procurement of laboratory products and environment-friendly waste management systems.

Mr. Dion Guy

Roadmap for capital equipment procurement to aid laboratories in setting up and expanding their infrastructure in a sustainable manner.

Dr. Maïté BARTHEL, M.Sc., Pharm.D

Product prequalification at the heart of safe and sustainable laboratories.

Contact us:

Please write to PFSCM Communications Lead Sinette Goosen at if you would like to schedule time with PFSCM during ASLM 2023.

We look forward to connecting with you at the ALSM conference and sharing our passion for strengthening laboratory systems in Africa.