This report presents the IACG’s response to the request from Member States in the 2016 political declaration and makes recommendations for urgent action for consideration by the Secretary-General, Member States and other stakeholders in the global response to antimicrobial resistance.
This report outlines the process used to prioritize the top zoonotic diseases of concern for the US and discusses the key themes surrounding priority next steps to address these diseases using a 'One Health' approach.
This paper discusses scientific and policy issues related to vaccine platforms, and how they are understood in government, academia, and industry.
This video presents a case study about caring for patients with Ebola virus disease at Nebraska Medical Center in 2014.
If you are interested in finding out more about the culture of biosafety, biosecurity, and responsible conduct, this guide is for you. A U.S. interagency Working Group was established in 2015 to implement the recommendation of the Federal Experts Security Advisory Panel to "create and strengthen a culture that emphasizes biosafety, laboratory biosecurity, and responsible conduct in the life sciences...
The guidelines outline the most appropriate methods, techniques and agents to eradicate populations of every type of animal, from companion animals to laboratory animals, farm animals, aquatic animals and wildlife while ensuring public safety and following all applicable laws.
This handbook provides guidance for personnel who work with infectious pathogens and toxins that may affect the health of humans, animals and plants. It aims to engage scientists, laboratory employees and students in laboratory biosecurity, and to provide practical advice that will ensure the secure handling and storage of biological materials.
This handbook focuses on the laboratory related activities and basic components of applied biosecurity that are relevant to all laboratory employees. The role played by laboratory managers and principal investigators in safeguarding laboratory assets and the employees under their supervision is also highlighted. This handbook provides guidance for personnel who work with infectious pathogens and toxins.
This paper discusses the oversight and control of technology transfers and the promotion of technological development.
This report gives an understanding of the assessment, management and mitigation of the risk associated with dual-use of biotechnology and the laws, rules, legislation and regulation pertaining to these aspects is critical for promoting a safe scientific culture in Pakistan. It also documents results of the awareness raising surveys which were carried out to do gap analyses to judge the level of awareness among practitioners of science about the “Dual-Use Education”.