USGS / M. Torre Jorgenson
USGS / M. Torre Jorgenson

Biosecurity in the Arctic

Supporting public health systems and public services in implementing a quick response to current and future biological threats related to the uncontrolled spread of highly virulent pathogens, parasites, biotoxins, and other biohazards across the Arctic.

Main activities

  1. Bring together relevant experts from AMAP, CAFF, SDWG, and PPs to finalize specific tasks, deliverables, and timeframes for the project implementation
  2. Prepare a case study-based peer-reviewed report integrated with Indigenous knowledge related to specific biohazards in the Arctic that may pose risks to life and human health (White Paper)
  3. Prepare recommendations on a community-based screening, monitoring, and information system for infectious disease control, prevention, and risk communication
Lead Рабочие группы
CAFF
AMAP
СДВГ
Lead Арктические государства & Постоянные участники
Финляндия
Российская Федерация
Начало
2021
Конец
2023
Арктические государства
On track

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