DTRA Cooperation with Georgia (October 20)

Richard Lugar Public Health Research Center in Tbilisi, Georgia

The Richard Lugar Public Health Research Center is a central part of the National Center for Disease Control Public Health (NCDC) in the Republic of Georgia.  This public health research center was constructed with funds from the U.S. Government within the framework of the Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP).  For more than a decade, CBEP has been an integral part of the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program.

The Veterinary Laboratory Support Station in Marnuelli

The Veterinary Laboratory Support Station in Marnuelli, Georgia, was recently upgraded to Biosafety Level-2 through the U.S. Government’s Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP).  For more than fifteen years, CBEP has been an integral part of the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program.