WHO biorisk management training course

Jurmala, Latvia, 7–9 November 2017

A 3-day biorisk management training course for biosafety officers, laboratory managers and quality officers is being organized by the WHO Country Office in Latvia together with WHO Europe’s Better Labs for Better Health initiative.

Twenty participants from public health and veterinary service laboratories in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are expected to attend this course, which introduces the new biorisk management concept and covers risk assessment, risk mitigation and performance systems.

Participants will be taught a methodology to identify and control the biosafety and biosecurity risks present in their laboratories.