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You are welcome to the official website of the West African Postgraduate College of Medical Laboratory Science (WAPCMLS). The medium serves to inform members of the global community on the news and events following the establishment of the College in the ECOWAS Region. ...read more

Brief History of WAPCMLS
The College was founded by a resolution of delegates from West Africa at the 29th World Congress of International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IFBLS) held in Nairobi, Kenya on 10th June 2010. They agreed to form a platform for training and developing the much-needed specialist laboratory manpower for enhanced and effective healthcare service and diagnostic capacity in the subregion....read more

The faculty of Bacteriology of the West African Postgraduate College of Medical Laboratory Science (WAPCMLS) presents a Seminar, themed: Resurgence of Diphtheria, Meningitis and cholaera outbreaks amidst antibiotics resistance in Nigeria.
Date: 19th - 21st April, 2023
Time:9am daily
Venue: University of Benin Main Auditorium, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. ...Full details, outline of events can be found here
Our Mission and Vision

WAPCMLS aims to produce Medical Laboratory Science specialists of the highest standards who will provide world class services in healthcare delivery, diagnostic reagents production, teaching and professional research in human and animal health services.
To plan and implement postgraduate programmes required to produce Medical Laboratory Science professionals of the highest quality, competence and dedication, who will provide effective diagnostic laboratory services, teaching and research leadership for addressing the health needs of West Africa and the global community.

Registrar/Secretary General,
Dr. G. C. Okara

News & Events
WAPCMLS fellows brainstorm on Vaccine production in Nigeria at their 2023 AGM/Conference. The Conference brought together all Nigerian Fellows of the College (within and outside) and other expert scientists involved in the Science and Production of Animal and Human Vaccines to discuss Human Vaccine Production in Nigeria: The Politics, Policies, and Projections.
WAPCMLS announces the commencement of admission and invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates for admission into the 4-year postgraduate Fellowship Training programme of College in the following Faculties/specialties:
Meet our 2nd College President - Professor Eugene Ifeanyichukwu Ikeh. He is the current President of the College. He was elected on the 1st of November 2022 at the 3rd Annual Regional Conference of College in Accra Ghana.
WAPCMLS seeks eligible and suitably qualified interested individuals to join our administrative team as Administrators and Accountant. Please click below to read full details
Meeting of Regional Council for Health Professionals Education organized by the West African Health Organization on the 29th and 30th July 2021 at Sarakawa Hotel, Lome, Togo :Sights and Scenes (Event Gallery)
2021 Annual General and Scientific Meeting of West African Postgraduate College of Medical Laboratory Science, Ghana Chapter on 17th July, 2021 at Ampomaah Hotel, East Legon, Ghana:Sights and Scenes (Event Gallery)
2021 WAPCMLS Annual General Meeting: Let's Pass Prescribed Professional Exams to excel, WAPCMLS Registrar/Secretary General urges Lab Scientists
2021 WAPCMLS AGM Lecture Series: Let's allocate Adequate Budget for Training Lab Scientists and Setting Up Standard Labs by WAPCMLS President - Prof. Nafiu Amidu
2021 WAPCMLS Annual General Meeting Lecture titled Postgraduate Medical Laboratory Science Education and Practice in West Africa by the REGISTRAR/CEO, Dr. G. C. Okara
WAPCMLS REGISTRAR/CEO, Dr. G. C. Okara delivers induction lecture at Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State
WAPCMLS Reg./Sec.General receives Award at Igbinedion University
WAPCMLS appoints Executives
200 Medical Lab Scientist inducted as WAPCMLS Fellows