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NBSB Recommendations

  • October 31, 2013:  Modernizing and Enhancing Our Nation’s Biosurveillance Capabilities Report from the National Biodefense Science Board [PDF]
  • April 3, 2013:  Anticipated Responsibilities of the SNS in the Year 2020: An Examination with Recommendations  [PDF]
  • April 2, 2013: An Evaluation of Our Nation’s Public Health and Healthcare Situational Awareness: A Brief Report of the NBSB [PDF]
    • Recommendations for Action: Modernizing and Enhancing Our Nation’s Biosurveillance Capabilities Report [PDF]
  • September 17, 2012: NBSB Evaluation of the 2012 HHS Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise [PHEMCE] Strategy and Implementation Plan [SIP].
    • Letter from the NBSB Chair to the Secretary  [PDF]
    • Letter from the Secretary to the NBSB Chair [PDF]
  • October 28, 2011:  “Challenges in the Use of Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed [AVA] in the Pediatric Population as a Component of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis [PEP].”  A Report from the National Biodefense Science Board [PDF]
  • April 28, 2011:  “Call to Action:  Include Scientific Investigations as an Integral Component of Disaster Planning and Response.” A Report from the NBSB [PDF]
  • September 22, 2010:  “Integration of Behavioral Health in Federal Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: Assessment and Recommendations" [PDF]
    • Disaster Mental Health Subcommittee Report Adopted by the NBSB [PDF]
  • September 22, 2010:  Future of the NBSB [PDF]
  • March 26, 2010:  “Where are the Countermeasures? Protecting America’s Health from CBRN Events" [PDF]
  • February 10, 2010:  Optimizing Industrial Involvement with Medical Countermeasure Development [PDF]
  • November 13, 2009: Actions to consider taking to prevent and mitigate adverse behavioral health outcomes during the H1N1 public health emergency [PDF]
  • October 14, 2009:  Support for the National 2009 H1N1 Immunization Program [PDF]
  • July 17, 2009:  H1N1 Influenza Countermeasures [PDF]
  • November 18-19, 2008:  Protecting, Preserving, and Restoring Individual and Community Mental Health [PDF]
  • October 14, 2008:  Personal Preparedness and Homestockpiling [PDF]
  • September 23, 2008 National Disaster Medical System [NDMS] and National Medical Surge  [PDF]
  • August 11, 2008:  Homestockpiling of Antibiotics [PDF]
  • June 18, 2008:  Individual Stockpiling of Antibiotics and Antivirals [PDF]
    • NBSB Excerpt on Personal Preparedness, June 18, 2008 [PDF]
  • March 26, 2008:  Federal Education and Training Interagency Group [FETIG] Charter [PDF]

National Biodefense Science Board

  • This page last reviewed: January 09, 2014