Training on biosafety and biosecurity procedures in all microbiologist laboratories at NIPH Kosovo*

 

  In the framework of the action plan of the fourth year of project “Surveillance And Response To Avian And Pandemic Influenza”, funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on March, 2017 a biosafety workshop has been organized for the staff of the Microbiology Department at the NIPH Kosovo*. There were twenty one participants in the workshop and the main point of discussion was biosafety in microbiology laboratories, including primarily and secondary barriers, personal protective equipment, facilities and staff role on this subject.

In addition, biosafety cabinet’s proper function was discussed and were presented few examples.The general impression of this workshop was very interesting for participants and a number of key messages were taken at the end of the discussions.