From the EFLM Newsletter Editor
Striving to keep its readers uptodate, the present EFLM EuroLabNews is released with a full-fledged commitment to include news items in all its regular columns. The Hot Topic is on Particle profiles during Urinalysis by José Antonio Tesser Poloni. Giuseppe Lippi, the Chair of the IFCC Task Force on COVID-19 presents a perspective on the role of Laboratory Medicine during the pandemia and stresses the grave need and urgency for testing. Illustrating the professional dedication of the EFLM, Evgenija Homsak, Chair of the EFLM Professional Committee, announces extension of eligibility for membership of the EFLM Academy to non-European individuals. The EFLM held its 13th General Meeting in an extraordinary setting in the form of a web-meeting with an exemplary number of participants representing 24 National Societies. The EFLM President Ana-Maria Simundic presented her report touching upon all activities of the EFLM. A total of 4 news National Societies were approved as new EFLM member societies. With a delighting look, Adina Hutanu, Burna Lo Sasso and Lejla Alic, all members of the EFLM Working Group Promotions and Publications, present the latest EFLM publications illustrated by brilliant infographics. The IFCC corner is highlighted by the IFCC President Koshrow Adeli’s message. The Calendar of Events lists all upcoming events, as expected, change in dates or cancellations should be closely followed. And above all, the EFLM EuroLabNews team wishes all our readers good health, keep safe!
Harjit Pal Bhattoa, Editor EFLM EuroLabNews