Executive Seminar on Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction in Armenia

With its long-standing partner, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) initiated the first workshop of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Security Cooperation Engagement Program (CSCEP). Both partners committed to a program for enhanced training on CBRN preparedness and response. After pandemic delays, the CSCEP team launched the Executive ...
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Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)

On March 1, 2021, the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) within the Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) kicked off in Armenia. The opening ceremony included remarks from Ms. L. Avetisyan, the Deputy Director of the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDCP) of the RA Ministry of ...
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Support to the Government of Armenia by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to fight COVID-19 Outbreak in Armenia

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has been standing by its partners in Armenia since the first days of the COVID -19 outbreak in the country. As the infection spread and the number of COVID -19 cases grew daily, the Government of Armenia faced the necessity to increase the daily testing capacities of the laboratories ...
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Support to the Government of Armenia by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Armenia

The United States is honored to work with its partner countries as we seek to save lives, ensure we are collectively better prepared to detect and report novel and emerging pathogens, and defeat deadly outbreaks such as COVID-19. In support of the Government of Armenia in the fight against COVID-19, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency ...
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U.S.-Armenia Enhance Cooperation on Bio-terrorism Investigation

From October 31 to November 1, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) offered a five-day course in International Joint Bio-Terrorism Investigation (IJBTI) for Armenian officials. The course brought together 24 mid-level public health, veterinary, and law enforcement officials from multiple disciplines, including the RA Ministries of Health, Economy, Emergency Situations, and Defense as well as ...
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USG Investments Strengthen Public Health Laboratory Systems in Armenia

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through its regional South Caucasus Office, conducted a four-day training workshop in laboratory management in Yerevan from September 26-29, 2016.  The workshop was attended by 27 Armenian laboratory directors, quality managers, and technical staff from the Ministries of Health and Agriculture. The purpose of the workshop ...
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