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Mitigation of Biological Threats in the ASEAN Region Phase I

A program that strengthened capacities to detect, rapidly identify, and diagnose highly dangerous pathogens and emerging infectious diseases (e.g. Ebola, MERS-CoV) that present regional and global threats. Specific initiatives focused on:

  1. Strengthening response capacity for health-security threats;
  2. Improving biosafety and biosecurity systems and capacities;
  3. Further developing the ASEAN Emergency Operations Centers network;
  4. Enhancing regional capacity in big data analytics and visualization for disease surveillance; and
  5. Strengthening the health-security interface capacity of the ASEAN Secretariat.

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11787601 CAD


Start Date: January 1, 2013
End Date: 

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Ms Louis Ems Secretary/Treasurer
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Ms Maureen Ellis Executive Director
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Mr Simon Collard-Wexler First Secretary
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Mr Allen Brown Deputy Director
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