Wet Workshop (COMSTECH, Islamabad; March 13-17 2019)

Wet Workshop (COMSTECH, Islamabad; March 13-17 2019)

WET WORKSHOP: Biological Risk Mitigation Training Program organized by Pakistan Biological Safety Association in collaboration with Fogarty International Center, National Institute of Health, USA and Behavioral Based Improvement Solutions, USA (April 13-17 2019). Sean G Kaufman, CEO and founder partner of Behavioral based improvement solution, USA was invited to train all participants from twenty different institutes from all provinces of Pakistan on donning and doffing of high level of personal protective equipment like PAPR, Tyvek suits etc. All participants were also trained during workshop on needle stick injuries response and other emergency response, spill response both outside and inside Biosafety cabinet and designing a lab covering locker room, shower room, ante room, decon room, laboratory, animal room and all related signage.

The training bridged the gap between the Master Trainer Workshop (where communication skills and learning techniques were taught to the participants) and the Training of Trainers (where participants were provided trainings regarding the bioprism series).

The participants appreciated the efforts of PBSA and will strive towards a biosafe and biosecure Pakistan.

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Being elected as the President of Pakistan Biological Safety Association (PBSA) is a true honour for me. I believe that promoting awareness, knowledge and understanding of biosafety at the regional and national level is responsibility of each member and trainer of the PBSA. This organization is commended in many of the national and international forums for its preventive training for Risk Assessment and management, that was much needed at the time of COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, it has promoted strong collaborations and affiliations with various Biosafety developmental programs that align with international standards to acknowledge and recognize biosafety as a separate scientific discipline within Pakistan. I strongly agree that “no one is safe until everyone is safe”, and would like to work with the PBSA team to implement this approach as far and wide as possible.

Prof. Dr. Saeed Khan
Prof. Dr. Saeed Khan, President PBSA/ Professor Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi