World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (WASPaLM)

Association mondiale des societés de pathologie et biologie médicale
Asociación Mundial de Sociedades de Patologia y Medicina Laboratorial
Weltvereinigung der Gesellschaften für Pathologie und für Laboratoriumsmedizin

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URL: http://www.waspalm.com/

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Founded

1947-11-21 Paris France

History

Founded as International Society of Clinical Pathology (ISCP) -- Société internationale de biologie clinique (SIBC), by merger of H-XH2485 - European Association of Clinical Pathologists, set up in 1943, and Société française de biologie clinique. Name changed, 1969, Montréal (Canada), to World Association of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Societies (WAPS) -- Association mondiale des sociétés de pathologie anatomique et clinique and 1972, Munich (Germany FR), to World Association of Societies of Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical (WASP) -- Association mondiale des sociétés de pathologie - anatomie pathologique et biologie médicale -- Asociación Mundial de las Sociedades de Patologia - Anatómica y Clinica -- Weltvereinigung der Gesellschaften für Pathologie und für Laboratoriumsmedizin. Current title adopted in 1999. Statutes amended 29 Sep 1981; 11 Oct 1983; 24 Jun 1987; 18 May 1989; 26 Jun 1991; 12 Oct 1995; 17 Sep 1999. New statutes adopted 22 Nov 2001; amended: 1 Sep 2003; 29 May 2005; 22 Aug 2007.

Aims

Improve health worldwide by promoting the teaching and practice of pathology/laboratory medicine. Promote: education, research and international quality standards; high quality, cost effective medical laboratory services; exchange of information among pathologists and laboratory scientists worldwide. Support constituent societies through: communication; facilitation of standard setting; leadership in establishing international standards for laboratory accreditation and certification of pathologists and pathologist assistants; creation of global opportunities for cooperation in education, research, practice and commerce. Encourage formation of, and cooperation between, societies of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide; foster cooperation with other international health organizations.

Events

2022-05-05 | Punta del Este, Uruguay – Biennial Congress

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Structure

Board. Association Committees (5); Board Committees (2); Special Committees. Include: F-XF2110 - World Pathology Foundation (WPF).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

XC3466

Last News

2020

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