A Bio Risk Management and Infectious Substance Shipping workshop was held October 11th -13th, 2011, at the Grenada National Stadium. The workshop was attended by three (3) lab technicians from St. Vincent & the Grenadines and ten (10) from the Grenada Public Health Laboratory and private Laboratories.
The agenda included
• Understanding key concepts of Risk Assessment and mitigation measures which contribute to effective Bio Risk Management
• Safe transport of infectious specimen.
Funding for the workshop was provided by PAHO and was facilitated by Dr. Laura-Lee Boodram, from CAREC and Ms. Evelyn Baldeo from the General Hospital Laboratory.
All participants expressed satisfaction with the workshop and pledged to practice all measures learnt which would contribute to effective Bio Risk Management.