This video offers program leaders from within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US Department of Defense (DoD), and US Agency for International Development (USAID) speak to their work in reducing biological threats globally.
The Biodefense Policy Landscape Analysis Tool can be utilized to better understand the current state of the US biodefense enterprise.
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released a second-generation, publicly available tool that maps out current biodefense responsibilities and brings clarity to the tangle of laws, directives, and agencies that together protect US citizens.
As a member of MITRE’s Center for Transforming Health, the candidate would provide strategic support to the Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal Civilian Agencies as needed. This position requires significant subject matter expertise in health policy (discerning and identifying implications of policy or regulatory choices, projected outcomes, sector impacts, etc.), public health, healthcare quality, privacy, health information technology, and other health-related government initiatives. Experience drafting or interpreting regulations is helpful.
Homeland Preparedness News recently interviewed Connell about her goals for the National Institutes of Health’s National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) and her current research into Global Catastrophic Biological Risks (GCBRs).
This plan provides an overview of priorities the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will pursue to support innovation in plant and animal biotechnology and to advance the agency’s public health mission.
The new plan advances policy priorities that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will pursue to clarify their science-and-risk-based approach for product developers; avoid unnecessary barriers to future innovation in plant and animal biotechnology; and advance safety.
Cholera still affects 47 countries across the globe resulting in an estimated 2.86 million cases and 95,000 deaths per year worldwide.
This National Biodefense Strategy brings together and puts in place for the first time, a single coordinated effort to orchestrate the full range of activity that is carried out across the United States Government to protect the American people from biological threats.
On Tuesday, September 18, the White House and four federal departments unveiled a comprehensive National Biodefense Strategy to make America safer against modern biological threats to the United States.