Professor and teacher participating in a course on biological risk management

The instructor participated in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Karbala / Microbiology Branch, Professor Dr. Zuhair Muhammad Ali Jadoua / PhD in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology / Molecular Genetics in the training workshop on biological risk management established in Turkey on the management of biological risks conducted by Sandia National Laboratories For the period from 8-12 / 12/2019 with 19 trainees from the various ministries concerned, including the provinces of the Kurdistan Region, including three candidates from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The workshop dealt with a set of activities and events: the briefing and training through a detailed explanation through theoretical lectures in addition to some practical applications on the following main topics An introduction to the management of biological risk. Description and evaluation of biological risks Biorisk Characterization & Evaluation View the Agreement of the European Committee for Standardization / Biological Risk Management Workshop (CEN) CWA 15793.- Biorisk Mitigation Strategies Introduction to the Performance of Introduction to Biorisk Management System Performance – Controls LBP risk reduction biological (Administrative controls for Biorisk Mitigation) .- development, evaluation and verification of the validity of the standard operating procedures (Development, Evaluation, and Verification of Standard Operating Procedures SOP) .maadat PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). – Engineering Controls and Laboratory Equipment. Laboratory Biosecurity as well.
The workshop came out with recommendations
Be informed in detail of the programs and basics of biological risk management.
Learn about the strategies used internationally to manage biological risks.
Prof. Zuhair Muhammad Ali Jadou ‘also contributed to presenting proposals to develop cadres working in laboratories in Iraqi universities in managing and dealing with biological risks in educational laboratories.
In addition to proposals on the importance of developing curricula for students of primary and higher studies.
Focusing on the importance of adopting Good laboratory performance GLP standards in universities. And the proposal to study new types of biological hazards such as genetic contamination of living organisms and genetically modified animal and plant products (GMO) that could invade local markets in the absence of strict and continuous scrutiny and examination. It is worth noting that the participants were granted participation certificates from the organizing bodies and sponsors of the training workshop.