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October 02, 2022

HSP to Partner With the BioRisk Association of the Philippines (BRAP2015) to Deliver Two Toxin-Related Biosecurity Workshops in December 2022

Health Security Partners (HSP) is pleased to partner with the BioRisk Association of the Philippines (BRAP2015) to deliver two toxin-related biosecurity workshops in December 2022. The audience of the first workshop will consist of toxicologists, researchers working on toxins or their source materials, and health professionals working in poison centers. This workshop will raise awareness of the threat, diversion, and misuse of toxins and their source materials, how to best secure toxin source … Continue Reading


October 02, 2022

HSP to Partner With the BioRisk Association of the Philippines (BRAP2015) to Deliver Two Toxin-Related Biosecurity Workshops in December 2022

Health Security Partners (HSP) is pleased to partner with the BioRisk Association of the Philippines (BRAP2015) to deliver two toxin-related biosecurity workshops in December 2022. The audience of the first workshop will consist of toxicologists, researchers working on toxins or their source materials, and health professionals working in poison centers. This workshop will raise awareness of the threat, diversion, and misuse of toxins and their source materials, how to best secure toxin source … Continue Reading


September 28, 2022

IFBA Biorisk Management and Biosecurity Exam Preparatory Courses Hosted by HSP in Collaboration With PBSA

The third month of the IFBA Biorisk Management (BRM) and Biosecurity Certification Exam Preparatory courses offered by Health Security Partners in collaboration with the Pakistan Biological Safety Association (PBSA) is now underway. The first cohort of 34 laboratory professionals, scientists, faculty members, and students are doing final preparation for the Biosecurity Exam and have nearly completed the ten-week-long preparatory course. A second Biosecurity Exam cohort will conclude within the … Continue Reading


September 25, 2022

HSP Supports Attendees to the TEPHINET 11th Global Scientific Conference

HSP supported a delegation from Indonesia to participate in the TEPHINET 11th Global Scientific Conference in Panama City, Panama on September 4-10. Three participants attended in person, including two representatives from FETP-Indonesia and one FETP student whose work was accepted for an oral presentation. An additional six students participated virtually to successfully present their posters. This year was a return to an in-person event for the conference and coincided with the 25th … Continue Reading


September 22, 2022

HSP and FETP-Indonesia Co-Host Mentorship Training

HSP and the Indonesia Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) Secretariate recently co-hosted a mentorship training workshop for FETP field advisors, held in conjunction with the 10th Congress of the National Scientific Conference on Epidemiology, 29 August - 1 September in Surabaya, Indonesia. HSP subject matter expert, Jenny Hoit, PhD., from the University of Arizona led a full-day, participation-heavy workshop for 47 attendees, with FETP Secretariate representatives co-facilitating … Continue Reading


September 16, 2022

Apply Now! Fleming Fund Program Officer - (Pakistan)

Position Description: The Health Security Partners (HSP) is seeking a Fleming Fund Program Officer who will work under the auspice of the U.K. Fleming Fund to support antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance and control in the Pakistani food animal sector. This is a full-time position to accomplish the goals and objectives of the U.K. Fleming Fund in Pakistan. HSP is one in a consortium of international and Pakistani organizations working in support of the … Continue Reading


September 16, 2022

HSP and the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Successfully Conducted the Biorisk Management (BRM) Workshop for Life Science Research Institutions in Abuja, Nigeria

On August 22-23, 2022, Health Security Partners and the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) successfully conducted the Biorisk Management (BRM) Workshop for Life Science Research Institutions in Abuja, Nigeria. Leaders from Nigerian veterinary and medical universities conducting life science research gathered for the two-day workshop to discuss the importance of institutionalizing biorisk management policies and learn best practices. Day 1 began with welcome remarks given by Dr. … Continue Reading


September 12, 2022

HSP, DST-CPR and Carnegie India Host Two-Day Workshop Focusing on Cybersecurity

On September 6-7, Health Security Partners (HSP), the DST-Centre for Policy Research (DST-CPR) at the Indian Institute of Science, and Carnegie India jointly hosted a two-day workshop focusing on cyberbiosecurity concepts for life sciences research institutions across India. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many life sciences research institutions were victims of cyber-attacks due to their valuable health data and research. This workshop raised awareness of the cybersecurity threats affecting … Continue Reading


September 06, 2022

HSP Pakistan Vet Cohort Engaged for Professional Development Opportunity to Strengthen Master Trainer Skills

Health Security Partners (HSP) hosted a three-day training on “Learning Training Cycle and Strategic Communications” in partnership with the Association for Biorisk Management-Pakistan (ABM) from August 11-13, 2022, at Highlands Country Club, Pakistan. The objective of the training was to explore how strategic communication ties an organization's objectives and values to project implementation, and how good communication can increase overall pride and commitment to an organization's work. The … Continue Reading


September 01, 2022

HSP and the Brazilian Society for Biosafety and Biosecurity (SB3) Held a Virtual Cyberbiosecurity Workshop for More Than 50 Participants From Life Sciences institutions across Brazil

On August 24-25, HSP and the Brazilian Society for Biosafety and Biosecurity (SB3), held a virtual cyberbiosecurity workshop for more than 50 participants from life sciences institutions across Brazil. Speakers from both the United States and Brazil joined to discuss cyberbiosecurity and best practices, cybersecurity risks to life sciences institutions, and mitigation measures to protect institutional data. Participants were very enthusiastic and responsive to the speakers throughout the … Continue Reading


August 22, 2022

HSP, CDC-Thailand and CDC-One Health Office Host First All-Sites SARS-CoV-2 One Health Surveillance Meeting with Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University, Mochtar Riady Institute for Nanotechnology, and Vietnam Wildlife Conservation Society

On Tuesday, August 19, 2022, HSP, CDC-Thailand Office and CDC-One Health Office hosted the first All-Sites Meeting with the four SARS-CoV-2 One Health Surveillance subaward recipient teams from Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand. During the hour-long meeting, each surveillance team had time to present on the goal of their project, their sample collection and data dissemination plans, and report on implementation progress to this point. The Chulalongkorn University team is conducting a … Continue Reading


August 21, 2022

HSP Congratulates the Recipients of the 2022-2024 Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)-Indonesia Scholarship!

HSP, with support from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is proud to award five scholarships for the 2022-2024 Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) in Indonesia. Under the coordination of the FETP Secretariat, the FETP is integrated into the curricula of collaborative Indonesian universities and field training is implemented at district and provincial health offices. This year’s awardees will attend the graduate programs at Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, East Java and … Continue Reading


August 12, 2022

HSP and the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) to Jointly Conduct the Biorisk Management Workshop for Life Science Research Institutions in Abuja, Nigeria

From August 22-23, 2022, Health Security Partners and the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) will jointly conduct the Biorisk Management Workshop for Life Science Research Institutions in Abuja, Nigeria. The workshop audience includes individuals in high-level leadership positions at Nigerian veterinary and medical universities conducting life science research. The goal of the workshop is to engage these leaders on the importance of institutionalizing biorisk management (BRM) policies … Continue Reading


August 10, 2022

HSP Program Managers Traveled to Singapore to Attend the 10th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) 2022

Last week two HSP program managers traveled to Singapore to attend the 10th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) 2022. APSIC was established in 1998 as a multi-national organization that is dedicated to advancing infection control practices with the overarching goal of reducing hospital associated infections (HAI), monitoring and controlling emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and improving patient outcomes. To that end, APSIC, brought … Continue Reading


August 04, 2022

Apply Now! Consultant Opportunity – Network Coordinator (Indonesia)

Consultant Opportunity - Network Coordinator (Indonesia)Position Description: Health Security Partners (HSP) is looking for a skilled professional with experience in the health care facility (HCF) or diagnostic laboratory setting to support the establishment of a network for healthcare associated infection (HAI) surveillance in Indonesia. The Network Coordinator will work in collaboration with Health Security Partners (HSP) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Continue Reading


August 01, 2022

HSP and the BioRisk Association of the Philippines Successfully Cohosted the First Event in a Three-Phased Training on Biosecurity Risk Assessment and Mitigation

On July 20th, Health Security Partners and the BioRisk Association of the Philippines (BRAP2015) cohosted the first event in a three-phased training on biosecurity risk assessment and mitigation. Seventeen participants from Philippine laboratories handling high consequence pathogens gathered virtually to kick-off the three-day workshop. Lecturers covered the basics of biorisk management systems, the importance of biosafety and biosecurity, threat identification, and biosecurity plans during … Continue Reading


July 14, 2022

Phase One of HSP/BRAP2015's Biosecurity Risk Assessment and Mitigation Training Set to Begin July 20th

Health Security Partners and the BioRisk Association of the Philippines (BRAP2015) are pleased to begin Phase One of a three-phased training on biosecurity risk assessment and mitigation. Participants from Philippine laboratories handling high consequence pathogens will gather virtually on July 20th to kick-off the three-day initial workshop. During Phase One, lead trainers will cover topics including the basics of biorisk management systems, the importance of biosafety and biosecurity, threat … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

HSP and the Indonesian Biorisk Association (IBA) Held a Follow-up to the May 2022 Introductory Workshop for Producers and Users of Mobile Laboratories

On July 1, 2022, HSP and the Indonesian Biorisk Association (IBA) held a follow-up to the May 2022 introductory workshop for producers and users of mobile laboratories in Indonesia. Participants of this hybrid workshop, including mobile laboratory facilities managers, employees, safety officers, and engineers from around the country, convened in Bogor, Indonesia. After reviewing key highlights from the previous workshop, participants were introduced to a mobile laboratory auditing checklist … Continue Reading


July 11, 2022

HSP and PBSA kick off IFBA Biorisk Management Exam Preparatory Course

Health Security Partners is pleased to collaborate with the Pakistan Biological Safety Association (PBSA) to prepare 133 laboratory professionals, scientists, faculty members, and students from Pakistan for the IFBA Biorisk Management (BRM) certification exam through an eleven-week long preparatory course. This preparatory course consists of webinars, multiple quizzes and weekly reading assignments. The 133 participants will be prepared for the exam in four groups. Each participant will … Continue Reading


July 08, 2022

HSP Pakistan Vet Cohort Conducts Professional Development Training, June 14-18

A 5-day training on “Disease Surveillance and Response” was smoothly organized by Health Security Partners staff with enthusiastic participation from the 19 veterinarians and microbiologists of the Pakistani Vet Cohort from KP and Baluchistan, Pakistan, in Lahore from June 14 -18, 2022. The training kicked off by covering significant disease surveillance topics, touching on the basics of surveillance, types of surveillance, disease mapping, and outbreak investigations, and also included … Continue Reading

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