13 April 2023

Read about Pathology is Global, the College's new international strategy for 2023–2026

The Pathology is Global international strategy for 2023–2026 sets out the College’s vision for promoting and advancing excellence in pathology in collaboration with our oversees members and partners.

The objective of Pathology is Global reflects the overall College strategy for 2021–2024.

The strategy’s 5 main objectives are to:

  • support all members through the delivery of high-quality member services
  • develop and maintain high standards of pathology education, training, and research across all pathology specialties 
  • promote excellence and advance knowledge in pathology practice across all specialties
  • increase the College’s influence through a clear, coherent and professional voice
  • resource the future development of the College.

The College has a long-standing tradition and record of engaging internationally on global health issues and addressing matters relating to improving pathology training, research and pathology practice worldwide.

This is the third Pathology is Global strategy and we aim to build on the successes of our previous strategies from the last 8 years. We will continue the valuable work and partnerships that we have developed and ensure that the College can continue to promote and advance excellence in pathology internationally. 

Pathology is Global 2023–2026 continues to serve as the College’s long-term commitment to raising international standards in pathology, engaging overseas members more effectively, and sharing the College’s collective knowledge, expertise, services and ideas as widely as possible for the benefit of all. 

Delivery of the strategy will be led by Professor Ismail Matalka, Clinical Director of International Activities, with support from international regional advisors, associate regional advisors, international committee members and a strong network of country advisors across 6 regions. This work is supported by College staff.

The 6 international regions in which the College has members are:

  • The Americas
  • Europe
  • South East Asia
  • The Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • The Western Pacific.