A Step Forward in Accountability for Public Health Emergency Preparedness : Developing Standards for Mass Antibiotic Dispensing


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Christopher Nelson; Edward W. Chan; Anita Chandra; Paul Sorensen; Henry H. Willis; Katherine Comanor; Hayoung Park; Karen A. Ricci; Leah B. Caldarone; Molly Shea; John A. Zambrano; Lydia Hansell

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Type: Brief

Abstract:

This fact sheet summarizes the results of a RAND initiative to develop performance standards for distributing antibiotics and other lifesaving medical countermeasures on a large scale within the critical first 48 hours of a public health emergency.