TITLE

Actions urged to increase readiness

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
AHA News;7/23/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a proposal from a coalition of 18 health organizations to improve health system preparedness and response through increased funding, integration and education and legal protections for responders in the U.S. The group was led by the American Medical Association and the American Public Health Association (APHA). Among their recommendations are an immediate increase in federal funding for emergency medical, trauma care and disaster health preparedness systems.
ACCESSION #
26267342

 

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