Biosafety & Biosecurity Awareness Workshop for High School Students & Teachers


Faizan Ahmad (Health Security Futures Fellow, Health Security Partners (HSP), USA) from Abbottabad University of Science & Technology (AUST) organized a virtual workshop on 28 November 2020 for High School students and Teachers from Abbottabad.

Miss Samreen Sarwar (HSP), Dr. Javed Muhammad (University of Haripur), Dr. Azam Hayat (AUST) and Mr. Faizan Ahmad introduced participants to the basic concepts of lab biosafety and biosecurity. Participants learnt how they can protect themselves and their environment from different hazards present in their science laboratories during the routine experimentation.

At the end of the workshop, chief guest Prof Dr. Malik Mujaddad Ur Rehman, Dean Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences, AUST, Abbottabad appreciated the efforts of the organizers and participants of teachers and students. After the workshop certificates of participation and a book entitled “Biosafety and Biosecurity Guide for High School Students were posted to all participants.

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