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Figure 1 depicts the framework for achieving national health security. A bar at the bottom is labeled “operational capabilities.” An arrow points from that bar to a box with 10 strategic objectives: 1) Informed and empowered individuals and communities, 2) National health security workforce, 3) Integrated, scalable health care delivery systems, 4) Situational awareness, 5) Timely and effective communications, 6) Effective counter­measures enterprise, 7) Prevention/mitigation of environmental, other health threats, 8) Post-incident health recovery in planning and response, 9) Cross-border and global partnerships, and 10) Science, evaluation, quality improvement. An arrow points from that box to the box at the top At the top are the two overarching goals: to build community resilience and to strengthen and sustain health and emergency response systems.

Figure 1Achieving national health security

Source: HHS Web site6

From: Introduction

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