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National Biosurveillance Integration Center
Roles, Challenges, & Strategic Plan859Specialorder (osäker tillgång). Skickas inom 11-20 vardagar.
Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.The National Biosurveillance Integration Center (NBIC) has activities that support its integration mission, but faces challenges that limit its ability to enhance the national biosurveillance capability. A biological event, such as a naturally occurring pandemic or a terrorist attack with a weapon of mass destruction, could have catastrophic consequences for the nation. This potential threat underscores the importance of a national biosurveillance capability -- that is, the ability to detect biological events of national significance to provide early warning and information to guide public health and emergency response. The 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 addresses this capability, in part, by creating NBIC within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); it was tasked with integrating information from human health, animal, plant, food, and environmental monitoring systems across the federal government, to improve the likelihood of identifying a biological event at an earlier stage. This book discusses extent to which NBIC is implementing its roles as a biosurveillance integrator, and options for improving such integration.
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Preface; Biosurveillance: Challenges & Options for the National Biosurveillance Integration Center; National Biosurveillance Integration Center Strategic Plan; Index.