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Strengthening Biological Security in Ghana

This assistance activity implemented biosecurity and biocontainment measures at three facilities of Ghana’s Veterinary Services Directorate (VSD) lab network. These projects, which included the provision of fully-equipped modular laboratories at three different sites, aimed to better secure dangerous pathogens of terrorism and proliferation concern, and to provide the Veterinary Services Directorate with the capability to rapidly diagnose emerging and re-emerging zoonotic disease in a safe and controlled environment.

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4400000 CAD


Start Date: January 1, 2012
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Mr Allen Brown Deputy Director
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