From the EFLM Newsletter Editor
Well time flys and here we are with the first issue of the bimonthly EuroLabNews for the year 2021. This issue is kicked off by the annoucement of the Web App Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics. Keeping at par with the times, this web app could serve as a handy resource of Clinical Chemistry in your palm with information on a wide range of topics. The President of the EFLM, Ana-Maria Simundic has initiated a new column “Coffee with the EFLM President”. Our readership will find it interesting to read about various personal and professional aspects of prominent officers of the EFLM. This issue presents interviews with 4 such personalities, with quite a few to follow in the upcoming issues. The EFLM Office announce two vacanies in the EFLM Working Group “Patients Focused Laboratory Medicine”. Applicants are encouraged to apply within the deadline of 14 February, 2021. By now a genuine trademark of the EuroLabNews, dedicated members of the EFLM WG Promotions and Publications present recent state of the art EFLM publications with their ingenious infographics. A recent webinar is mentioned under the past EFLM events, dont forget that these webinars are available on the EFLM elearning platform for replay as required. Change of Guard is reported by the Hungarian, Bulgarian, Norwegian, Portuguese and Ukranian Societies. Under news from EFLM National Societies, The VI Russian Congress of Laboratory Medicine is summarized. The Conference was constituted by 6 thematic online forums with a whopping 18500 participants. Under its regular column, the IFCC corner presents global perspectives in Laboratory Medicine. The Calendar of Events lists all major happenings with its usual and unfortunate COVID-19 alert. The EuroLabNews team wishes you all COVID-19 free 2021!
Harjit Pal Bhattoa, Editor EFLM EuroLabNews