Appendix J
Interagency International Bio-Engagement Working Group1

The International Bio-Engagement Working Group coordinates U.S. government international efforts in the biological sciences, public health, and security to meet U.S. global biodefense and public health priorities. The activities of the working group include developing engagement strategies for priority countries and regions, reviewing specific program activities and implementation mechanisms, and establishing metrics for program evaluation.

MEMBERS OF THE INTERAGENCY INTERNATIONAL BIO-ENGAGEMENT WORKING GROUP

National Security Council


Homeland Security Council


Office of the Vice President


Department of State

Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

Regional bureau staff members and desk officers

U.S. Agency for International Development

Department of Defense

Office of the Secretary of Defense

Office of Health Affairs

Joint Chiefs of Staff

Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Centers

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Information provided by the Department of State, November 2008.



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Appendix J Interagency International Bio-Engagement Working Group1 The International Bio-Engagement Working Group coordinates U.S. gov- ernment international efforts in the biological sciences, public health, and security to meet U.S. global biodefense and public health priorities. The activi- ties of the working group include developing engagement strategies for priority countries and regions, reviewing specific program activities and implementation mechanisms, and establishing metrics for program evaluation. MEMBERS OF THE INTERAGENCY INTERNATIONAL BIO-ENGAGEMENT WORKING GROUP National Security Council Homeland Security Council Office of the Vice President Department of State Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Regional bureau staff members and desk officers U.S. Agency for International Development Department of Defense Office of the Secretary of Defense Office of Health Affairs Joint Chiefs of Staff Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Centers 1 Information provided by the Department of State, November 2008. 

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