TITLE

If Disaster Strikes

AUTHOR(S)
Drill, Herb
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
PN;Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of planning to ensure safety and comfort in the event of natural disasters in the U.S. Dr. David Prezant, chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department, is establishing registries for people who are power-dependent to prepare people from blackouts. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to issue the first checklist for device recipients to help people prepare from natural calamities. INSET: Hospitals Should Stand Up to Disasters.
ACCESSION #
39255287

 

Related Articles

  • Public-Private Action on Resilience -- Now. Mullen, Jim // Emergency Management;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p50 

    The article presents the views of Jim Mullen, former Washington State Emergency Management Division director and former National Emergency Management Association president on the importance of resilience during local and state emergency management operations in the U.S. It mentions the risk for...

  • As I See It. DICKINSON, JAMES G. // Medical Marketing & Media;Nov2013, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p26 

    The article presents the author's view on the impact of a planned reorganization of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) organization, the 5000-strong field inspection force, on objectivity and public safety.

  • FDA SCIENCE AND MISSION AT RISK.  // USA Today Magazine;Mar2008, Vol. 136 Issue 2754, p8 

    This article reports that the U.S. public health is at risk, as are the regulatory systems that oversee the nation's drug and device supplies, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Science Board report. The FDA attributes the deficiencies to scaring demands on the FDA and...

  • Taking Stock of National Preparedness.  // BioWorld Today;9/12/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 176, p7 

    The article focuses on the emergency preparedness of the U.S. 10 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Government assessments and reports revealed that the government is not yet adequately prepared for emergencies. Experts add that one problem is the long approval period for...

  • NEARLY HALF OF AMERICANS LACK EMERGENCY PLANS.  // American City & County;Jan2011, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p14 

    The article looks at the "2010 Public Safety" survey by Federal Signal, wherein 47 percent of Americans do not conduct emergency strategies.

  • Generating tsunami risk knowledge at community level as a base for planning and implementation of risk reduction strategies.  // Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p249 

    No abstract available.

  • U.S. and EU Agencies To Share Information About Animal Testing. Clark, Evan // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/13/2007, Vol. 194 Issue 9, p4 

    The article announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Commission have agreed to share confidential information while developing policies that control public safety rules and trade for cosmetics. The European Union has approved alternatives to four of the eight tests...

  • The View from Inside. Clinton, Patrick; Wechsler, Jill // Pharmaceutical Executive;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p74 

    An interview with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach is presented. When ask on how does he perceived progress in the parameters surrounding safety, he states that FDA is going to be engaged in the whole process and seeks for the collaboration of...

  • Industry Outlook. Chatterjee, B.; Wong, W. // Pharmaceutical Processing;Jan2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p42 

    The article presents an outlook for the pharmaceutical industry in 2012. It anticipates sustained market development in the emerging markets as various countries including Turkey, Egypt and Iran seek for position in the global marketplace. It also predicts the escalation of the U.S. Food and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics