Please take a moment to visit each partner's website. Each ASM partner provides a valuable service to the mission of ASM's International Affairs programs and the overall international community.
African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
AFNET helps prevent and control epidemics and other priority public health problems in Africa, by building capacity and improving public health systems through training and networking.
African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM)
ASLM works to advance the laboratory profession and networks within Africa.
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
ASCP provides excellence in education, certification, and advocacy on behalf of patients, pathologists, and laboratory professionals.
Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
APHL works to strengthen laboratories serving the public's health in the United States and globally.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability.
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)
CLSI promotes the development and use of voluntary consensus standards and guidelines within the health care community.
Fondation Mérieux works to serve the interests of public health by helping developing countries combat infectious diseases.
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)
FIND is devoted to developing and implementing diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases.
Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI)
The World Health Organization's GLI provides a focus for tuberculosis (TB) within the framework of a multi-faceted yet integrated approach to laboratory capacity strengthening through a network of partners.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Regional Office of the World Health Organization, PAHO works to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It is internationally recognized as part of the United Nations system.
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
PATH provides appropriate health technologies and sustainable, culturally relevant strategies, to communities worldwide.
Research Triangle Institute (RTI)
RTI is dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice through cutting-edge study and analysis in laboratory and chemistry services.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
UNESCO encouraged international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)
Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru, is a prominent center of higher learning and scientific research in Latin America.
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.
Sister societies are Societies and Associations that have similar goals to ASM. ASM collaborates with our sister societies and participates in exchanges as well as conferences together.
Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI)
AMI contributs significantly towards the development of microbiology in India with an emphasis in areas of research, education, and commerce.
Austrian Society for Microbiology (ASM)
ASM works to advance the science of microbiology in Australia. Together with the American Society for Microbiology, ASM allows for the exchange of one member from each society to present an abstract at the annual General Meeting of the other society and to spend a week at a nearby research laboratory.
Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)
FEMS has 48 Member Societies from 36 European countries, linking more than 30,000 microbiologists. FEMS also provides funding for young scientists and organizers of microbiology-related events.
International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME)
ISME fosters the exchange of scientific information by organizing international symposia as well as specific workshops, sponsoring publications, and promoting education/research.
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
The IUSSTF, established under an agreement between the Governments of India and the U.S. in March 2000, is an autonomous, not for profit society that promotes and catalyzes Indo-US bilateral collaborations in science, technology, engineering and bio-medical research through substantive interaction between government,academia and industry.
Pakistan Society for Microbiology (PSM)
Pakistan society for Microbiology is a non profit Organization dedicated to spreading awarness and discussing the latest information regarding Microbiology.
Society for General Microbiology (SGM)
SGM and ASM collaborate to offer a joint grant to support the reciprocal exchange of one member to present their research at the other society's main conference and to visit a research laboratory in that country.