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22.09.2014
Biosafety Council appointed


A Biosafety Council was appointed in July 2014 which falls under the National Commission on Research, Science and Technology.

The Council comprises of Dr Herbert Schneider (animal health and welfare), Mr Teofilius Nghitila (environmental matters), Dr Ronnie Bock (public health and food security), Dr Martha Kandawa-Schulz (molecular biology), Etuna Josua (legal matters), Ms Caroline !Garus-Oas (research, science and technology) and Simana Chimana (trade and economy).

An administrative unit with 3 staff members was also created. A Registrar will also have to be appointed.

The first meeting of the Biosafety Council will be held on October 10, 2014 during which the Terms of Reference for the Board and the Regulations will be discussed.

Release: 22.09.2014
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