FIGURE 3.1 Government agencies involved in the civilian and military MCM pathway. SOURCE: Adapted from NBSB 2010b.

FIGURE 3.1 Government agencies involved in the civilian and military MCM pathway. SOURCE: Adapted from NBSB 2010b.

sponsible for leading the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE) and houses the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which provides an integrated, systematic approach to the development and purchase of vaccines, drugs, other therapies, nonpharmaceutical countermeasures, and diagnostic tools for public health medical emergencies, manages Project Bioshield, and participates in such initiatives as the Integrated Portfolio for CBRN Medical Countermeasures.1 In addition to BARDA, created under the Pandemic and All-Hazard Preparedness Act of 2006, HHS supports MCM development and research through the

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Further information is available at the HHS Web site MedicalCountermeasures.gov at https://www.medicalcountermeasures.gov/default.aspx.



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