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Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) Program: IDENTIFY

A project under the Emerging Pandemic Threat (EPT) Program that focused on strengthening laboratory capacity to safely diagnose and report common animal and human pathogens. Specific activities included: improving laboratory assessment tools to allow for better targeting of technical support and training; developing and rolling out training modules on diagnosing highly-infectious diseases; improving laboratory management practices related to biosafety and biosecurity; “twinning” labs with developed country labs; and expanding monitoring of antimicrobial resistance rates among priority bacterial pathogens.

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39955396 USD


Start Date: January 1, 2009
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Name Position Agency/Department/Org Note
Dr Guenael Rodier Director
Department of Global Capacities, Alert and Response
World Health Organization (WHO)
Mr Todd Perry Special Coordinator, UNSCR 1540
Department of State
United States
Mr Stephen Knight Point of Contact
United States Mission to the United Nations
United States
Ms Tianna Brand Head
Programmes Department
World Organisation for Animal Health

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