AACC’s Global Lab Quality Initiative (GLQI) unites international laboratory science experts and laboratory professionals to foster a global exchange of clinical testing best practices. This initiative is generously supported by the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation (WHCF). Wallace Coulter was an innovator, inventor, and entrepreneur who revolutionized the practice of hematology and laboratory medicine and pioneered the development of flow cytometry and monoclonal antibodies.
Between 2011 and 2017, AACC has presented 14 workshops in the Latin America and Caribbean and Asia-Pacific regions. In 2017, the program will continue to deliver its workshops in the these regions with workshops in Costa Rica, Uruguay, and China.
REGIONAL WORKING GROUPS
AACC has two working groups devoted to providing critical advice and oversight in the planning and implementation of international educational projects:
- Latin American Working Group (LAWG): Dr. Rosa Amor-Sierra (Chair)
- Asia-Pacific Working Group (APWG): Dr. Victoria Zhang (Chair)
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AACC ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING AND CLINICAL LAB EXPO
In 2017, AACC will provide a practical four-hour workshop designed to train students and bench technicians on the nuts and bolts of quality control techniques to improve laboratory medicine. Check the 2017 Annual Meeting site for additional information.
If you have questions about AACC’s international activities, contact
Liezl Perez Schewe
Program Manager, Global Outreach