Biosafety and Biosecurity: A Relative Risk-Based Framework for Safer, More Secure, and Sustainable Laboratory Capacity Building

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Dickmann, Petra; Sheeley, Heather; Lightfoot, Nigel;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Public Health,volume 3 (issn: 2296-2565, eissn: 2296-2565)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4612646, doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00241
  • Subject: international health regulations | laboratory capacity building | biosecurity | biorisk | emerging infectious diseases | RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine | Perspective | QH301 Biology | Public Health | biosafety

Background Laboratory capacity building is characterized by a paradox between endemicity and resources: countries with high endemicity of pathogenic agents often have low and intermittent resources (water, electricity) and capacities (laboratories, trained staff, ade... View more
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