TITLE

Gaps in Pandemic Planning and Preparedness Need to Be Addressed

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/29/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that examined the gaps in pandemic planning and preparedness which include leadership, detecting threats and managing risks, and planning and exercising. GAO has found that there is a need to clarify, test and exercise leadership roles and responsibilities. It also recommends that further actions should be made to address the capacity to respond to and recover from an influenza pandemic.
ACCESSION #
43486373

 

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