GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The overall goal of GeBSA is development and implementation of integral requirements on all aspects of biosafety during the manipulations with material (infected by pathogen microorganisms or suspected as infected) in conformity with international rules and norms; promotion to organization and development of biosafety as priority direction in assurance of safety of population and environment.



To achieve this goal the Association accomplishes the following missions:
  • 01

    Assists members of Association in expertise and other assessments, development of standards, regulations, methods, manuals, recommendations, programs, and legislation drafts, harmonized with international requirements;
  • 02

    Promotes development of research and science and technology potential of facilities and methods used in biosafety and biosecurity in various areas; practical implementation of up-to-date means of medical-biological safety; intergovernmental and international cooperation in area of biosafety and biosecurity;
  • 03

    Represents and protects rights and legal interests of members of Association in relations with governmental bodies, local authorities and other organizations;
  • 04

    Coordinates activities of members of Association; strengthens scientific and technical basis of Association;
  • 05

    Promotes the recognition of biosafety as separate scientific discipline in area of microbiology and infection pathology. In proper time makes specialists familiar with biosafety standards (existing in each country and on international level) and with their changes and possible add-ins;
  • 06

    Coordinates development of modern rules of biosafety taking into account the international standards in area of microbiology, laboratory diagnostics, virology, parasitology, and epizootology of infectious diseases;
  • 07

    Promotes the implementation of modern rules of biosafety in microbiology, virology, parasitology, epidemiology, medical zoology, and clinical presentations of infectious diseases; etc.

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