We love Mass Gatherings, and they can have real benefits. However, COVID-19 shows that they can threaten human health. PRECA project, which is funded by the European Union, presents a series of activities that will strengthen and empower preparedness and response for Mass Gatherings in Central Asia.

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Meeting of PRECA key experts to discuss project plans for Phase 1 and 2

Meeting was held on 29 and 30 July of 2021 in London, UK ...

PRECA Project was presented during the EU CBRN CoE National Focal Points of Central Asia 14th Round-Table Meeting

The meeting was held on 1-3 June 2021 in Almaty, the Republic of Kazakhstan ...

PRECA 5-days Webinar for National experts in Partner Countries

PRECA Webinar was held from 6 to 10 December 2021. The Webinar was joined by around 100 experts from Partner Countries. ...

PRECA Train the Trainer Workshop and Regional Working Groups Meetings

Within the framework of the European Union Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) Project 87 Train the Trainer Workshop and Regional Working Groups Meetings ...

Face-to-face meeting of the PRECA Regional Working Groups on 26-28 October 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan

PRECA Regional Working Groups (RWG) met in Almaty on 26-28 October 2022 to discuss current project activities and future plans. ...

TOXBASE Training for PRECA countries’ clinical toxicologists and emergency services, 24-25 October 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Within the framework of the PRECA Chemical incidents and poisons information services Work Package a TOXBASE training was organized on 24-25 October 2022 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. TOXBASE is the clinical ...

National training workshop of Kazakhstan on prevention of food poisoning during mass events was held on 26 and 27 October 2022 in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Within the frameworks of the PRECA Regional Working Groups meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan team of Food safety experts, participants of PRECA project, organized a National training workshop on preventio ...

National Training Workshop of Kazakhstan on 26-27 October 2022 in Almaty, Kazakhstan - Introduction to the public health management of chemical incident response and the role of Poisons Information Centres in mass gathering events

Kazakhstan chemical safety experts, who attended PRECA Train the Trainer Workshop in April 2022 in Tashkent, have organized their own chemical incidents response training workshop for specialists of t ...

On 28 October 2022 PRECA Chemical safety and security expert Ms. Raquel-Duarte Davidson visited Almaty Emergency Hospital

PRECA Chemical safety and security expert Ms. Raquel Duarte-Davidson visited Almaty Emergency Hospital on 28 October 2022. She was invited by the Hospital Leading Doctor Mr. Dzhuvashev Almaz. During t ...

PRECA Steering Committee meeting was held on 17 November 2022 in Bukhara, Uzbekistan

On 17 November 2022 PRECA Steering Committee members met in Bukhara to discuss project progress and future plans. ...

PRECA project’s Public Health Command, Control and Communications (C3) work package leader Dr. Mark Salter met with C3 team of Uzbekistan on 12 December 2022 in Tashkent

Dr. Mark Salter, PRECA Public Health C3 expert met with C3 team of Uzbekistan on 12 December 2022 in Tashkent to discuss work package equipment list and national training workshops that are planned in ...

National Training Workshop of Pakistan for all groups of the project - food safety, water safety, chemical safety and C3 was held in Islamabad on 30 and 31 January 2023

The National Institute of Health of Pakistan (NIH) has organized two-day Training Workshop for experts from different regions of Pakistan. ...

PRECA Project Experts met in Bishkek on 27-28 February 2023 to plan major Mass Gatherings Public Health Exercises in 2024

C3 and T&E Regional Working Group members had productive meeting in Bishkek and discussed P87 Exercise 2024 ...

"Ensuring food safety at public events" Workshop was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on 13-14 March, 2023

National Training Workshop on Food Safety of Uzbekistan ...

A National Training Workshop "Ensuring water safety during mass events" was held in Uzbekistan as part of the PRECA project, April 17-18, 2023

National Training Workshop on Water Safety of Uzbekistan ...

The National Institute of Health of Pakistan (NIH) has organized a two-day training workshop on the “Preparedness and Response for Mass Gathering and other Health Threats” in Karachi in collaboration with Provincial Health Department, Sindh.

Second National Training of Pakistan on May 4-5, 2023, in Karachi ...

Ensuring the safety of drinking water at public events

The Second National Training of Uzbekistan on Water Security was held on May 15-16, 2023 in Tashkent ...

Ensuring food safety at public events

In Uzbekistan, the Second National Training 'Ensuring Food Safety for Mass Events' was held within the framework of the P87 PRECA Project "Preparedness and Response for Mass Gatherings and other Healt ...

PRECA project Steering Committee Meeting, June 16, 2023 Brussels, Belgium

The Steering Committee Members of PRECA project convened in Brussels to discuss the advancement of the project. ...

National Training of Kazakhstan on Food and Water Safety, and Public Health Command, Control and Communication

The Committee for Sanitary and Epidemiological Control of the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan conducted National Training under EU CBRN CoE Project 87, July 28-29, 2023, Borovoe, Kazakhstan ...

PRECA National Training of Kyrgyzstan was held in Bishkek on July 6-7, 2023, under the supervision of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology, and Technical Supervision of the Kyrgyz Republic

A two-day National Training focusing on "Ensuring Water, Food, and Chemical Safety in Mass Events" and "Command, Control, and Communication in Public Health" took place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on July ...

National Training in Kazakhstan Focuses on Chemical Safety and the Vital Role of Poisons Information Centers

Master trainers from the Chemical Safety Group of PRECA project successfully conducted a two-day national training event on chemical safety and the role of poisons information centers. The training to ...

On July 19, 2023, a meeting took place in Astana between Alexey Tsoy, Director of the Medical Centre Hospital of President’s Affairs Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, David Cleave, the Executive Director of ISTC, and Raquel Duarte-Davidson, an international expert on chemical safety and security.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss collaboration within the framework of the ISTC projects. ...

Uzbekistan's PRECA National Training Workshop on Chemical Safety, 4-5 September 2023, Tashkent

The National Training on "Preparedness and Response to Chemical Incidents during Mass Events" took place in Tashkent on September 4th and 5th, 2023 ...

Second National Training in Kyrgyzstan Enhances Capacity for Incident Response during Mass Events, 7-8 September 2023, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan PRECA participants successfully conducted their second National Training on September 7th and 8th, 2023. ...