The new strategy builds on existing work to provide a framework to identify rare, novel, and dangerous pathogens; espond to new agents and threats by developing diagnostic and microbiological surveillance tools; and utilizing new technologies which provide rapid and robust analytical information to inform public health interventions and emergency resonse.
This report analyzes 129 different measures in order to establish index scores for the United States’ ability to protect the health security of Americans from emerging infectious diseases, terrorism, and extreme weather conditions.
The 2019 National Health Security Preparedness Index found that overall the US’ ability to manage health emergencies has improved over the last six years.
This report outlines the US Government’s approach to strengthen global health security, including accelerating the capabilities of targeted countries to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the launch of the Tri-Agency Task Force for Emergency Diagnostics. This task force has been created to help leverage the expertise of each agency to advance rapid development and deployment of diagnostic tests in clinical and public health laboratories during public health emergencies.
The event is a unique learning and networking opportunity for emergency preparedness officials and their partners to share perspectives and engage in dialogue on key public health preparedness issues.
This report examines the United States' level of public health emergency preparedness on a state-by-state basis using 10 priority indicators. Taken together, the indicators are a checklist of priority aspects of states’ readiness for public health emergencies.
Seventeen states place in the top tier of a three-tiered measure of performance on 10 indicators of public health and emergency readiness.
The US National Health Security Strategy (NHSS) is intended to help galvanize efforts to minimize the health consequences associated with significant health incidents.
Public health systems must be resilient and prepared to face existing and future disease threats at the human-animal-environment interface. This Operational Framework provides a practical reference toward achieving that aim.