TITLE

INFLUENZA PANDEMIC: Further Efforts Are Needed to Ensure Clearer Federal Leadership Roles and an Effective National Strategy

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/10/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates how federal leadership roles and responsibilities were clearly defined in preparing a response to the influenza pandemic in the U.S. To define the roles, the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) analyzed key emergency and pandemic-specific plans, interviewed agency officials, and compared strategy and planning with six characteristics the GAO identified. Consequently, the GAO recommended an effective national strategy to address the flu pandemic.
ACCESSION #
27014511

 

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