Public health responses to three disasters in japan; pandemic and all-hazards pr

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In 2006, the United States Congress
passed the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) to enable
efficient responses to all public health disasters.

Question;

Review the PAHPA and discuss any
changes in procedures and protocols the Act helped bring about, including the
establishment of the Office of Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and
Response, Biomedical Advanced Research, and Development Authority and Emergency
Support Function 8.

Read the following materials to
answer and address the above.

Pandemic and All-Hazards
Preparedness Act, Public Health Emergency. Retrieved fromhttp://www.phe.gov/preparedness/legal/pahpa/pages/default.aspx

Emergency Support Functions. Public
Health Emergencies: http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1914-25045-5673/final_esf_8_public_health_medical_20130501.pdf

Assignment Expectations

Length: This Session Long
Assignment should be at least 2–4 pages (not counting the title page and
references).

References: At least two
references should be included from academic sources (e.g., peer-reviewed
journal articles). Required readings are included. Quoted material should not
exceed 10% of the total paper (since the focus of these assignments is critical
thinking). Use your own words and build on the ideas of others. When material
is copied verbatim from external sources, it MUST be enclosed in quotes. The
references should be cited within the text and also listed at the end of the
assignment in the References section (preferably in APA format).