2016 PHEMCE Strategy and Implementation Plan Released

Every year, the Office of the Assistance Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) updates the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure Enterprise (PHEMCE) Strategy and Implementation Plan (SIP) to ensure optimal allocation of resources to address high-priority threats. The 2016 PHEMCE SIP provides a blueprint for PHEMCE to enhance national health security through the development, procurement and planning for effective use of critical medical countermeasures. The 2016 PHEMCE SIP highlights recent accomplishments, updates PHEMCE’s strategic goals and objectives, and identifies priority activities the PHEMCE will implement to advance those strategic goals and objectives. Information in the 2016 PHEMCE SIP includes:

  • Summary of major accomplishments since the 2015 PHEMCE SIP
  • Updates to PHEMCE strategic goals and objectives
  • Activities being pursued by the PHEMCE agencies
  • A summary of PHEMCE interactions with non-federal stakeholders
  • Progress in addressing the needs of at-risk populations
  • A summary of advanced research and development and procurement awards
  • Information regarding the use of funds and authorities originally authorized and provided by the Project BioShield Act of 2004

To learn more about PHEMCE, visit their website.

Source: https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/mcm/phemce/Pages/strategy.aspx 

About Raymond Puerini

Raymond Puerini, MPH, is a Senior Program Analyst on the Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response team at NACCHO. His work includes sharing best practices for the distribution and dispensing of medical countermeasures and developing policy and guidance to support strategic national stockpile responses. Twitter: @Are_You_Ray_Dy

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