​APHL both maintains and develops relationships with multiple international organizations.


The American Society for Clinical Pathology is the world’s largest professional membership organization for pathologists and laboratory professionals, providing education, certification and advocacy
The African Society for Laboratory Medicine is a pan‐African professional body that advocates for the critical role and needs of laboratory medicine and networks throughout Africa.
The American Society for Microbiology represents 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal public health agency in the United States. CDC works to protect the health of all people through promotion, prevention and preparedness. CDC employs more than 15,000 staff in more than 50 countries.
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute develops, sets and helps uphold clinical laboratory testing standards. Its Global Health Partnerships division provides international outreach services and hands-on support to resource-constrained laboratories worldwide.
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics helps develop and implement diagnostic technologies that are more affordable and easy to use worldwide, particularly in the areas of poverty-related diseases.
The US National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) represents the US chief state health agency staff with programmatic responsibility for administering HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis healthcare, prevention, education and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments.
RTI International is a leading research institute in the areas of health, laboratory testing and chemical analysis.