BioProtect

Elvira Bräuner (Participant)

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

    Description

    Workshop in BioProtect at Techonin. Testing prototype for live pathogens. Biological Defence Department at Techonin The Department at Techonin is a specialised medical institution of the Czech military ensuring complete biological defence primarily in favour of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic's personnel. It is one of two branches of the Military Health Institute based in Prague. Primary mission: Isolation of bacilli carriers of dangerous deseases and prevention of spreading of contagious deisease to the rest of population; Identification of the kind of contamination, determination of diagnosis, suggestion and taking necessary measures - especially in issues of prevention; Treatment of affected persons; Biological defence research. The Department includes the Specialised Infection Hospital for persons affected with dangerous or exotic infections under biosafety level 3 & 4 conditions equipped with laboratories for diagnostics of selected biological agents. It offers isolation-quarantine capabilities for examination of troops following their foreign mission is over. The Department serves as a training and education facility both for military and civilian specialists from the Czech Republic and within NATO (Centre of Excellence). The Department is part of the Integrated Rescue System of the Czech Republic, and, at the same time, it is involved in the NATO biological defence system.
    Period7 Oct 201310 Oct 2013
    Event typeWorkshop
    LocationTechonin, Czech Republic