ABSTRACT

Emerging Infectious Diseases: National Surveillance System Could Be Strengthened, Statement of Bernice Steinhardt, Director, Health Services Quality and Public Health Issues, Health, Education, and Human Services Division, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Public Health, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, U.S. Senate   [open pdf - 59KB]

This testimony summarizes the February 1999 GAO report, GAO/HEHS-99-26. In this report, GAO recommends that the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lead an effort to help federal, state, and local public health officials create consensus on the core capabilities needed at each level of government.

Report Number:
GAO/T-HEHS-99-62
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Date:
1999-02-25
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Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office (GAO): http://www.gao.gov/
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