EU CBRN CoE Project 46 – NLEs Workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The National Laboratory Experts Workshop on Biosafety, Biosecurity Biorisk Management is taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 4 to 6 August 2017.

The workshop was opened this morning by H.E. Lt. Gen. Ke Da – National Focal Point of Cambodia – and by Ms. Genoveva Hernández Uriz – Chargé d’Affairs a.i. from the Delegation of the European Union to Cambodia.

During these three days, the two BET members from Cambodia – namely Dr. Sau Sokunna (Ministry of Health) and Mr. Mao Seanghorn (Preah Ket Melea Hospital) – will be training 15 National Laboratory Experts from Cambodia. The programme will introduce the NLEs to biosafety, biosecurity and biorisk management.

This workshop is set in the framework of Component 2 – Work Package 3 “Coordination, analysis, and training course development on biosafety, biosecurity and bio-risk management” of the EU CBRN CoE Project 46 “Enhancement of CBRN capacities of South East Asia in addressing CBRN risk mitigation concerning CBRN first response, biosafety and biosecurity, awareness raising and legal framework”.

We wish to thank our hosts, trainers, project partners and donors for the continued support and engagement in this initiative. A special thanks goes to our two Cambodian BET experts, Dr. Sokunna and Mr. Mao, whose intense work and dedication have been core to the organization and implementation of this event.

 

Learn more about Project 46 here.

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