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Moldavian Association of Biosafety & Biosecurity joins the IFBA

Moldavia logoThe International Federation of Biosafety Associations is pleased to welcome the Moldavian Association of Biosafety & Biosecurity (MDBBA) as an official Member Organization to the IFBA. The MDBBA is a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary professional organization founded in July of 2017 for purpose of promoting the principles of Biosafety and Biosecurity in the Republic of Moldova. The MDBBA is targeted on establishing a Moldavian network of professionals involved in a wide variety of biosafety and biosecurity issues, and, to increase the comprehension and understanding of biological safety and security in the Republic of Moldova.

The MDBBA’s main goals and objectives are to:
• Encourage and promote professional and public apprehension of biological safety through successful communication
• Adapt biosafety and biosecurity guidelines according to local needs; participate in the development of national and international biological safety standards, guidelines, and regulations.
• Collaborate with international associations and organizations to propel biological safety as a scientific discipline
• Develop training materials and activities to support MDBBA membership growth and continuous professional development
• Develop national biosafety training programs and interactive training materials
• Increase biosafety awareness and promote the development of work best practices to reduce the risk for occupational diseases from infectious agents or biologically materials
• Organize and deliver annual biosafety and biosecurity conferences
• Ensure protection of public health from biological substances or materials.

The MDBBA membership now, includes over 225 persons: students and professionals from various fields (biologists, microbiologists, healthcare workers, young researchers etc.). The MDBBA invites all to come and live this experience with them. The Association is open to accepting members and partners with similar objectives from organizations outside of Republic of Moldova.

Contact the MDBBA President, Olga Burduniuc, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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