WASPaLM - World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

  • Certificate of a Gordon Signy Fellow
  • The World Pathology Foundation Logo
  • Fellowship Experiences
  • Dr. Pinto and Colleagues in Madrid
    Dr. Pinto and Colleagues in Madrid
  • Dr. Thiyaphat Laohawetwanit
    Dr. Thiyaphat Laohawetwanit 2020 Gordon Signy Fellow

Mission & Goals

The Role of WASPaLM is summarized in the agreed Mission and Goals


To improve health throughout the world by promoting the teaching and practice of all aspects of Pathology/Laboratory Medicine.


  1. To promote education, research, and international quality standards, through the Committees and Secretariats of WASPaLM and the World Pathology Foundation.
  2. To promote high quality, cost effective medical laboratory services.
  3. To promote the exchange of information between pathologists and laboratory scientists throughout the world.
  4. To encourage the formation of, and cooperation between, societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine throughout the world.
  5. To foster cooperation between WASPaLM and other international health organisations.

The current Objectives of each of the Categorical Secretariats and Committees of WASPaLM are described on this directory.