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HSP Partners From the Association of Biorisk Management Appear On Pakistani Radio Show To Talk COVID-19’s Impact on the Agricultural Sector

This past weekend, Dr. Asghar Ali and Dr. Murad Khan from the Association of Biorisk Management (ABM), one of HSP’s collaborating partners, appeared on Abaseen FM’s daily agricultural program, which reaches approximately seven million listeners throughout Pakistan on channels FM88 and FM99. The program is aired in Pashto, Urdu, and English so that it is accessible to a variety of residents in Peshawar, Charsadda, and many other cities.

During the program, they discussed the impact of COVID-19 on Pakistan’s agricultural sector, the importance of farm biosecurity, and the specific health and hygienic measures Pakistani farmers can take to protect themselves from COVID-19. Among their suggestions, they highlighted hand hygiene, social distancing, and waste management in rural areas.

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