Biorisk Management

Impact: Quality of life Impact, Public policy Impact, Economic Impact

Impact story summary

A collaboration on Biorisk Management (BRM)” was made between the Dairy Science Park (DSP) Peshawar and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) USA. A four-members delegation of the Park visited the Netherlands on March 15-18, 2015 for launching the initiative. The tour was sponsored by the United States Department of State’s Biosecurity Engagement Program and Sandia National Laboratories. The One Health concept is based on the recognition that human and animal health are inextricably linked. SNL were represented by Dr Melissa Finley and Mr Robert Otero and DSP by Prof M Subhan Qureshi, Prof Sarzamin Khan, Prof Umer Sadiq, Dr Shakoor Ahmd and Mr Imran Khan. A presentation was made by Prof M Subhan Qureshi, covering the livestock production system in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and FATA regions of Pakistan, rich in natural resources by hit by extreme poverty. The Collaboration continued for five years and eight workshops were held in different countries to sensitize the stakeholders in the issue of BRM and to prepare a training package for integration into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine curriculum at Pakistani Universities. The task was completed successfully and accepted by Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council for implementation.
Impact date20052019
Category of impactQuality of life Impact, Public policy Impact, Economic Impact
Impact levelEngagement