HHS partnership advances experimental Ebola drug
Department calls on Centers for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing
One of the nation’s centers dedicated to developing and manufacturing drugs and vaccines for emergencies will produce a novel therapeutic drug to treat Ebola virus disease under a task order issued by HHS.
From the ASPR Blog:
What would you do if you knew?
For most people, power outages are an inconvenience. For others, it can be a matter of life and death. There are people in your community, perhaps in your neighborhood, who rely on medical and assistive equipment that requires electricity. The longer the power outage lasts, the greater their risk of being hospitalized or dying.
HHS unveils first compendium of resources for health emergencies
ASPR sponsored the HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium to aid state, tribal, territorial, local officials in health and emergency management as they guide communities in responding to and recovering from disasters.
HHS awards improve health care, public health preparedness
Health departments across the country will receive more than $840 million in cooperative agreements to improve and sustain emergency preparedness of state and local public health and health care systems.
HHS launches National Ebola Training and Education Center
Three hospitals funded to train, prepare other U.S. health care facilities for Ebola and emerging threats
To ensure that U.S. health care providers and facilities are prepared to safely identify, isolate, transport, and treat patients, HHS launched a National Ebola Training and Education Center.