From the Public Health Emergency webpage: "The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is a leader in preparing the nation and its communities to respond to and recover from public health and medical disasters and emergencies. ASPR's strategic plan is the guiding document for the organization, defining its vision, mission, goals, and the strategies it will use to achieve its goals over the next five years. ASPR is publishing its strategic plan online and will update it periodically to reflect actions, measures, and progress toward its goals, reinforcing the plan's function as a living document that serves a genuine management purpose." The 'ASPR Strategic Plan 2011-2015' contains the following sections: (1) Message from the Assistant Secretary; (2) Introduction; (3) Vision, Mission, Values; (4) Goal 1: Promote resilient communities, fostering a nation able to withstand and recover from public health emergencies; (4) Goal 2: Strengthen Federal public health and medical preparedness, response, and recovery leadership and capabilities; (5) Goal 3: Promote an effective medical countermeasures enterprise; (6) Goal 4: Strengthen ASPR's leadership role in coordinating and developing public health and medical emergency preparedness, response and recovery policy for the Department; (7) Goal 5: Improve the preparedness and integration of health care delivery systems; and (8) Goal 6: Improve management of the ASPR organization and investment in its people.
|Publisher:||United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response|
|Retrieved From:||Public Health Emergency; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response: http://www.phe.gov/|