Biomedical laboratory professionals are playing a major role in the fight against COVID-19. Working behind the scenes, they provide reliable and timely services to guide diagnosis, treatment, response efforts and ongoing monitoring of the disease outbreak.

The IFBA is pleased to put a spotlight on the profession and celebrate what they do and how they make a difference in the lives of others.

To learn more about the profession, visit the International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science, an independent non-governmental association, representing more than 185,000 medical laboratory scientists and technologists worldwide.

To meet several Canadian medical laboratory professionals and hear their stories, visit

Click here to read about Zambia’s all women lab team fighting malaria.