BRC organises workshop on biosafety, biosecurity capacity building Feb 17, 2021 0 739 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Biomedical Research Center (BRC) at Qatar University (QU) organised a workshop recently titled ‘Biosafety and Biosecurity Capacity Building: To Boost Laboratory & Occupational Safety Practices Across Qatar’. The aim of the workshop was to diversify the training content on biosafety and biosecurity principles as part of the ‘One Health Approach’. It also aimed to promote biosafety ethics among students and professionals in Qatar and to enhance communication and collaboration between Qatari stakeholders in the field of biosafety and biosafety. The workshop’s contents covered biosafety and biosecurity in different laboratories and clinical settings, including COVID-19 risk management in health care workers, and the transformation of occupational risks into occupational protection and the identification of shared housing risks. In addition, it covered the administrative implementation of biosafety and biosecurity considerations in the handling of animals, biosafety and the environment, as well as the latest advances in biosafety and biosafety technologies and facilities design. Sixteen experts from different disciplines and backgrounds, including virology, microbiology, nuclear physics, medicine, dentistry, public health, biomedical engineering, health and safety, and more, participated in the workshop. The workshop was attended by local and international speakers representing different universities, government institutions and private sectors, including the University of Cyberjaya (Malaysia), Hamad bin Khalifa University, the Ministry of Public Health, the Ministry of Municipal and Environmental Affairs, Hamad Medical Corporation, Al-Balagh Trade and Contracting and others. This workshop is an example of the special attention paid by Qatar University to building national research capacity, encouraging talent, building local and international partnerships, keeping pace with technological development and modern research trends, in addition to increasing training opportunities, improving policies and procedures and providing various forms of support and services. In addition, the workshop presented the efforts and talents that enrich the academic units and research centers of the Qatar University, equipped with the best requirements and staffed with distinguished specialists. In a world of prodigious uncertainty, threats to biosecurity and biosecurity pose a challenge to the integrity of populations. Pages 12345 RELATED ARTICLES UCQ organises virtual open house for prospective nursing students Feb 17, 2021 0 728 Hamad Bin Khalifa Hospital in Mauritania boosts health and social services in 2020 Feb 17, 2021 0 973 Quan Spa launches new spa menu at JW Marriot Marquis City Center Doha Feb 17, 2021 0 671 Ministry launches field studies on grazing ban impact on green areas The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Department of Protection and Wildlife, has launched field studies on the impact of the decision to ban grazing on green areas for the third season in ..