Facing 21st Century Public Health Threats: Our Nation's Preparedness and Response Capabilities, Part II, Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, Second Session on Examining Facing 21st Century Public Health Threats, Focusing on Our Nation's Preparedness and Response Capabilities, January 23, 2018 [open pdf - 383KB]
This is the January 23, 2018 hearing titled "Facing 21st Century Public Health Threats: Our Nation's Preparedness and Response Capabilities, Part II," held before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. From the opening statement of Lamar Alexander: "In the middle of the flu season, it is critical that we reauthorize the [Pandemic and All-Hazards Act] before many of its provisions expire in September. […] The Act provides a public health preparedness framework that enables us to be prepared and able to respond to public health threats by ensuring that we have enough medicines to protect Americans, and to ensure our hospitals and state and local health departments are prepared to respond to public health emergencies." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Tom Inglesby, John J. Dreyzehner, Brent MacGregor, and Steven Krug.
S. Hrg. 115-720; Senate Hearing 115-720
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