Training course for current or future BioSafety (Biorisk) Officers

In the period of 20-22 January 2015 at the Veterinary Institute of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Skopje, the Training course for current or future BioSafety (Biorisk) Officers in FMD laboratories was held. The training was organized and supported by the EuFMD (The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease) and focused on giving practical training in Minimum Standards of Bio Risk Management for Laboratories undertaking diagnostic investigations for FMD in the framework of a national contingency plan in order to improve their FMD emergency preparedness. The participants present on the training were from the veterinary laboratories that diagnosed FMD in different Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia). The event is part of EuFMD Workplan component 1.4 Balkans.

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