Blood safety and laboratory technology

Shipping and packaging of Infectious, biological substances, dangerous goods (DG) and cold chain maintenance (CCM) IATA awareness onsite training

Shipping and packaging of Infectious, biological substances, dangerous goods (DG) and cold chain maintenance (CCM) IATA awareness onsite training has been organized SEARO-CDS-BLT with help of World Courier. The International Air Transport Association (IATA)'s Dangerous Goods Regulations have recently undergone sweeping changes that impact how specimens must be classified and packaged. World Courier has developed a specialized 1-day training course designed specifically for shippers involved in the transportation of clinical specimens via air.

Regional laboratory workshop on Biosafety in laboratories

The "Regional Laboratory Workshop on Biosafety in Laboratories" was jointly organized by the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia (SEAR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune (WHO CC on Emerging Infectious Diseases) on 19th - 20th August 2014. Participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Nepal, Maldives and Thailand attended the workshop. Workshop was facilitated by experts from NIV Pune and WHO SEARO. Biosafety issues/ challenges pertaining to emerging and newly emerging diseases including Ebola virus were discussed in this workshop.

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Dr Aparna Singh Shah
Regional Adviser
Blood Safety and Laboratory Technology
shahap@who.int