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Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) – Biosafety and Biosecurity Action Package

This project aims for the implementation of a comprehensive, sustainable and legally embedded national oversight program for biosafety and biosecurity, including: 1) the safe and secure use, storage, disposal, and containment of pathogens found in laboratories and a minimal number of holdings across the country, including research, diagnostic and biotechnology facilities; 2) a cadre of biological risk management experts that possess the skill set to train others within their respective institutions; and 3) strengthened, sustainable biological risk management best practices are placed using common educational materials.

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Start Date: January 1, 2014
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