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Military Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (MIHE)

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Kozielska 4
1
Warsaw
Poland
+48226853101
wihie@wihe.waw.pl
www.wihe.waw.pl
Research Organisation
51-250

 

Contact person

Natalia Skoczynska- Misiak (project coordinator)

Field of Activity


1. NATURAL SCIENCES
» Biology
» Medical Sciences
» Radiology

Core competencies

Major activities of MIHE include:
• conducting scientific research, diagnosis, prophylaxis, and training as well as providing expertise and services in the fields of hygiene, epidemiology, microbiology, pharmacology, toxicology, radiobiology and radiation protection, applied and nutritional physiology as well as veterinary sciences, with special emphasis on the study and mitigation of health hazards associated with the use of biological, chemical, and radiological/nuclear weapons;
• final identification (performed at the unique in Poland biosafety level 3 microbiological laboratory of the MIHE’s Biothreat Identification and Countermeasure Centre in Pulawy) of dangerous pathogens which may be used as a biological warfare (BW) agents;
• functioning as a reference and expertise center for defense against biological weapons and certain aspects of toxicology, radiobiology and radiation protection;
• participation in development of systems of detection, identification, and countering of biological, chemical, and radiological contaminations of people, animals and the environment;
• participation in prevention against and management of health injuries caused by natural and industrial disasters and catastrophes;
• examinations of bio-medical effects of and development of protective measures against highly dangerous biological pathogens and toxins (including BW agents);
• examinations of bio-medical effects of and development of protective measures against dangerous chemical compounds and preparations (including CW agents);
• examinations of bio-medical effects of ionizing (including radiological and nuclear weapons) and non-ionizing radiation with special emphasis on low-level exposures;
• validation of the radiation protection rules and regulations;
• examinations of the physical fitness and elaboration of methods of adaptation of the military and other uniformed personnel to the physically demanding conditions;
• assessment of the quality of food, elaboration of methods of its improvement, and studies on the physiology of nutrition of the military personnel in the barracks and during field operations;
• participation in national and international security systems against biological, chemical, and radiological threats.

H2020 Research Focus


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Inserted / Updated
2012-06-28 / 2012-07-02