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April 23, 2024

Global Action in Healthcare Networks (GAIHN) Forum on Genomic Sequencing and Epidemiologic Surveillance in Healthcare Facilities

These recordings include site presentations from a GAIHN country team representative and panel discussions facilitated by a Panel Chair and Panelists. These videos share the experiences and findings from the SARS-CoV-2 variant surveillance activities from across the GAIHN country networks and they discuss the role and utility of genomic sequencing in healthcare-facility based epidemiologic surveillance. The participating networks are located in Brazil, Jordan, Indonesia, and the … Continue Reading


April 08, 2024

Upcoming Virtual HSP Intellectual Property Security Webinar Series for Romania, Serbia, and Croatia

Health Security Partners (HSP), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, is hosting a virtual “Safeguarding University Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Training” webinar series, structured over three half-day sessions on May 23rd, May 30th, and June 6th. This workshop series will raise awareness and share international best practices for safeguarding intellectual property from theft and exploitation while encouraging scientific collaboration. International and regional … Continue Reading


March 11, 2024

Cyberbiosecurity Best Practices for Vaccine R&D and Manufacturing Facilities Workshop

Health Security Partners (HSP), in collaboration with the U.S. State Department's Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP) and the Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA), hosted a 3-day workshop on Cyberbiosecurity Best Practices for Vaccine R&D and Manufacturing Facilities from 29 February- 2 March in Hyderabad, India. The workshop brought together a group of 15 IT professionals and scientists from 15 different vaccine R&D and manufacturing facilities across India. During the … Continue Reading


February 07, 2024

New Recruitment Notices

Check out HSP's new recruitment notices, located in our "Careers" … Continue Reading


January 24, 2024

Proposals for the Virtual Scientist Engagement Fellowship Program

Health Security Partners invites proposals for the Virtual Scientist Engagement Fellowship Program aimed at supporting Ukrainian scientists, technicians, and engineers (STEs) working in the life sciences, public health, and biotechnology sectors. The program seeks to provide short-term financial support for civilian research and research-related opportunities to selected participants via implementation of three-to-six-month virtual fellowships. Selected Fellows will have the opportunity to … Continue Reading


December 18, 2023

Congratulations to the Global Action in Healthcare Network (GAIHN) Brazil Network team

Congratulations to the Global Action in Healthcare Network (GAIHN) Brazil Network team who has had their Research Letter published in the December 2023 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal (EID)! HSP and CDC have had the honor of supporting this team for the past two years in their SARS-CoV-2 variant surveillance at GAIHN-network participating facilities in southern Brazil. The team’s article describes substantial variant … Continue Reading


December 05, 2023

HSP hosts “Safeguarding Life Sciences Research through Strengthening of Institutional Oversight for Research Collaboration” workshop in Malaysia.

On November 15-17, Health Security Partners (HSP) alongside CRDF Global and the Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), hosted a three day, in-person workshop in Putrajaya, Malaysia for 21 biorisk professionals and researchers. The workshop was centered around safeguarding life sciences research through strengthening of institutional oversight for research collaboration. Participants were trained on Know-Your-Collaborator (KYC) best practices, including the due-diligence … Continue Reading


December 05, 2023

HSP hosts “Safeguarding Life Sciences Research through Strengthening of Institutional Oversight for Research Collaboration” workshop in Malaysia.

On November 15-17, Health Security Partners (HSP) alongside CRDF Global and the Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), hosted a three day, in-person workshop in Putrajaya, Malaysia for 21 biorisk professionals and researchers. The workshop was centered around safeguarding life sciences research through strengthening of institutional oversight for research collaboration. Participants were trained on Know-Your-Collaborator (KYC) best practices, including the due-diligence … Continue Reading


December 01, 2023

HSP and YAEMD Host Training Workshops on CBRN Incident Detection and Response in Aden and Sana’a (Yemen)

Health Security Partners (HSP) and the Yemeni Association for Emergency Medicine and Disasters (YAEMD) recently hosted “Bolstering CBRN Incident Detection and Response Capacity in Yemeni Hospitals” training workshops in Aden and Sana’a. Master Trainers from Aden and Sana’a gathered 100+ medical professionals for technical training on enhancing hospital preparedness for public health emergencies, including CBRN incidents. HSP is grateful to YAEMD for their partnership and collaboration to … Continue Reading


December 01, 2023

HSP Hosts Intellectual Property Security Training Workshop in Singapore

On November 15 - 17, 2023, Health Security Partners (HSP) hosted the “University Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Security Best Practices Training Workshop” in Singapore. This three-day workshop gathered 14 researchers and technology transfer professionals from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand to protect high-quality research. Participants were trained on various topics, including intellectual property theft prevention, Know-Your-Collaborator (KYC) methodology, … Continue Reading


November 21, 2023

"Mobile Laboratory Resilience: A Capstone Meeting for Users of Mobile Laboratories in Southeast Asia," in Bangkok, Thailand.

On 11 November 2023, HSP held a workshop, "Mobile Laboratory Resilience: A Capstone Meeting for Users of Mobile Laboratories in Southeast Asia," in Bangkok, Thailand. This event brought together 28 participants from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam to share their regional experiences throughout the project, participate in scenario-based discussions, and review draft guidelines for mobile laboratories that were developed at a previous workshop for manufacturers of mobile laboratories in … Continue Reading


November 18, 2023

World Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness Week

World Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness Week begins on November 18! @healthsecurityp is proud to highlight the work we are doing to help countries around the world improve their capacity to combat this critical global health issue. Programs at HSP range from supporting infection prevention and control in Brazil, Philippines, and Indonesia under the U.S. CDC-lead Global Action in Healthcare Network program, to expanding AMR surveillance in both the human and animal health sectors in … Continue Reading


November 13, 2023

Establishment of Biorisk Management Program in Five Pakistani Universities through IBC Strengthening

Health Security Partners organized a three-day workshop on October 4-6, 2023, in collaboration with the Association for Biorisk Management Pakistan. The primary aim of this workshop was to build the capacity of Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) members in biosafety and biosecurity program management and research oversight in five universities in Pakistan. This workshop represented a vital continuation of the HSP-ABM IBC project, which had previously led to the establishment of IBCs in 15 … Continue Reading


November 03, 2023

One Health Day Spotlight: Surveillance at the Human-Animal-Environment Interface in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam

We all know the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on people - economic, social, and cultural. But did you know that SARS-CoV-2 has also been discovered in multiple animal species around the world?Beginning in June 2021, HSP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention partnered with researchers in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam to study SARS-CoV-2 at the human-animal-environment interface. The goal of these projects was to learn more about SARS-CoV-2 transmission and increase … Continue Reading


November 01, 2023

Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Depok

On October 23-25, HSP, the US Department of State's Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP), and the Indonesian Biorisk Association (IBA) held a On October 23-25, HSP, the US Department of State's Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP), and the Indonesian Biorisk Association (IBA) held a train-the-trainer workshop in Depok, Indonesia for the LabFor (forensics) and Pusdokkes (medical response) teams of the Indonesian National Police (INP). The primary purpose of this workshop was to build the … Continue Reading


October 24, 2023

HSP's Biopharmaceutical Industry Symposium in Tbilisi

HSP recently hosted a two-day "Know-Your-Customer and Due Diligence in the Biopharmaceutical Industry Capstone Symposium" in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event brought together a diverse group of professionals from the biopharmaceutical industry across Turkey, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Day 1: A Strong Start On the first day, we were thrilled to welcome 50 individuals representing a remarkable 35 different companies. It was a true testament to the interest and enthusiasm within the industry. The day … Continue Reading


September 30, 2023

Updates on Grants!

We are delighted to share that Health Security Partners has awarded four challenge grants to support awareness raising and security trainings focused on toxins threats in the East Asia Pacific Region! Two grants have been extended to the Indonesian Biorisk Association for their efforts to protect the agricultural sector from toxins threats as well as advocate for improved biosecurity regulations for toxins endemic to the region. The University of Philippines, Manila, has also been … Continue Reading


September 30, 2023

HSP and PBSA Host Responsible Research Fellowship Training Institute

On 25 - 27 September 2023, Health Security Partners (HSP) and the Pakistan Biological Safety Organization (PBSA) hosted the “Responsible Research Fellowship Training Institute” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This workshop marked the beginning of a year-long Fellowship program, where a cohort of Pakistani life-sciences researchers will strengthen institutional and individual oversight of biological research. During the 3-Day workshop, Fellows were trained on topics such as bioethics, … Continue Reading


September 21, 2023

“Strengthening Biosecurity and Cyberbiosecurity Best Practices” Workshop - Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan

On 18, 19, 20 September 2023, a 3-day workshop was held on “Strengthening Biosecurity and Cyberbiosecurity Best Practices” in Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan. The workshop was organized by Health Security Partners (HSP) in collaboration and support with the International Science and Technology Centre (ISTC). The workshop was led by subject matter expert, Dr. Maria Espona. Presentations on supplemental topics were provided by Dr. Firuza Nasyrova, Farida Tishova, Akram Rahmatov, Tatiana … Continue Reading


September 18, 2023

“Strengthening Biosecurity and Cyberbiosecurity Best Practices” Workshop - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

On 13, 14, 15 September 2023, a 3-day workshop was held on “Strengthening Biosecurity and Cyberbiosecurity Best Practices” in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. The workshop was organized by Health Security Partners (HSP) in collaboration and support with the International Science and Technology Centre (ISTC). The workshop was led by subject matter expert, Dr. Maria Espona. Presentations on supplemenatal topics were provided by Professor Elmira Akmatova, Dr. Jyldyz Sydygalieva, Dr. Gulmira … Continue Reading

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