The American Society of Clinical Oncology is a membership organization with a network of over 40,000 oncology professionals. ASCO promotes and provides for lifelong learning for oncology professionals, cancer research, an improved environment for oncology practice, access to quality cancer care, a global network of oncology expertise, and educated and informed patients with cancer.
The Association of Pathologists of East, Central, and Southern Africa (APECSA) is a professional body whose members are practicing pathologists and trainees working in laboratories in public and private hospitals and university medical schools. APECSA’s main objective is to promote the advancement of pathology in the region through the improvement of methods of teaching, training and services in pathology, the coordination of all disciplines related to pathology and allied sciences, the promotion of research, cooperation with national and international organisations, the dissemination of reports and information, the provision of a forum for communication between pathologists in the region, and the promotion of the interests, privileges, and welfare of its members.
Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi is a tertiary level teaching hospital that is a premier provider of ambulatory care and quality in patient services, including critical care. The Hospital plans to strengthen existing partnerships with the Ministry of Health and other universitiesof ering health education, with an aim to share experiences, strengthen public sector delivery systems, and collaborate on teaching and research.
The College of Pathologists of Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa (COPECSA) aims to promote excellence in the practice of Pathology and is responsible for maintaining standards through training, examinations, and professional development for the benef t of patients and the improved understanding and outcome of disease.
The International Academy of Pathology (IAP) is dedicated to the advancement of Pathology through educational exchanges worldwide. Collectively, they provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of advances in the understanding of pathologic processes and for the presentation and critical evaluation of scientif c, technological, and methodological advances. Their goal, and a fundamental role of the IAP, is to provide access to the vast store of valid, currently authenticated, and trusted knowledge for questioning minds.