Are Communities Ready to Conduct Rapid and Large-Scale Dispensing of Medications During a Public Health Emergency?

Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Henry H. Willis; Christopher Nelson; Shoshana R. Shelton; Andrew M. Parker; John A. Zambrano; Edward W. Chan; Jeffrey Wasserman; Brian A. Jackson

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Type: Brief


This research highlight summarizes the findings of RAND's initial evaluation of the Cities Readiness Initiative and the program's impact on communities' readiness to conduct mass dispensing of medications and other medical supplies.