TITLE

AGENYC FOR TOXIC SUBSTANCES AND DISEASE REGISTRY: Policies and Procedures for Preparing Public Health Products Should Be Strengthened

AUTHOR(S)
Bascetta, Cynthia A.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/20/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the policies and procedures of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) on health product preparation. GAO reviewed health study reports and the policies and procedures on health consultations, public health assessments and exposure investigations. GAO found that the policies and procedures lack reasonable assurance on product quality and adequate assessment of risk or information flow.
ACCESSION #
51087071

 

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