ABOUT CelebrateLAB® W. Africa 2021

This is the 7th annual meeting and inaugural conference for laboratory professionals in West Africa. 

CelebrateLAB 2021 serves as a platform for West Africa laboratory professionals to share best practices, acquire knowledge and debate innovative approaches for better diagnostic outcomes for Africans.

CelebrateLAB WILL

  • Promote the further development of skills of African laboratory professionals

  • Provide information on the laboratory medicine landscape and needs in West Africa

  • Increase awareness of opportunities to synergise efforts in laboratory system strengthening amongst private, public, and philanthropic donors

  • Facilitate networking among participants across W. Africa borders Ensure a focus for all participants on the delivery of quality care and combating global health threats

  • Promote effective laboratory skills in research


  • Laboratory Technician, Technologist, Laboratory Scientists and Academia

  • Policy makers, programme managers and other stakeholders impaction the diagnostic environment in west-Africa for better health outcome

  • Researchers Scientists who can show case quality laboratory data in studies in West-Africa

  • Diagnostic companies and staff working in west Africa or searching for new opportunities

  • Private industry partners

  • Stakeholders of the Global Health Security Agenda in West-Africa

  • Epidemiologists

  • Pathologists

  • Clinicians


  • Learn about the most recent laboratory advances and innovations

  • Connect with colleagues from across Africa

  • Visit with international global health experts

  • Gain continuing education credits

  • Help shape collaborations between laboratories and clinicians

  • Contribute to strengthening African health systems and laboratory networks