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Meeting of the National Biosafety & Biosecurity Working Group

Meeting of the National Biosafety & Biosecurity Working Group

Implementing GHSA Biosafety Goals in Mali in Partnership with Civil Society

GHSA planning activities under Action Package 3 recommend that countries develop a strategic plan, informed by a policy framework, to guide the development and implementation of a national whole-of-government oversight program for pathogen biosafety and biosecurity. In October 2016, the Mali Association for Biosafety & Biosecurity (MABB) received funding from Global Affairs Canada to strengthen the Malian national system for biosafety and biosecurity. Collaborators on the project include the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Pen Management & Development Consultants (PMDC).

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