BWorkshop Agenda

Publication Details

Day 1

Monday, March 3, 2008

The Barbara Jordan Conference Center

Kaiser Family Foundation

1330 G Street, NW

Washington, DC

Workshop Objectives

  • Identify and discuss the most promising near-term opportunities for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of frameworks designed for medical countermeasure dispensing.
    • What specific challenges arise in the dispensing of antibiotics?
  • Discuss what innovations, tools, technologies, and frameworks are available from sectors outside the traditional public health system.
    • What existent resources and infrastructure in medical countermeasure dispensing should be maintained, improved, or serve as a foundation on which to build?
    • What existent resources and infrastructure have potential for application or adaptation to a disaster incident? What action steps are required to integrate these strategies into the current public health system?
    • What resources and further infrastructure investments will be necessary in the short and long terms?
    • How might innovative antibiotic countermeasure dispensing strategies be leveraged and expanded on to improve models for antiviral and vaccine dispensing?
  • Explore potential partnerships that are needed to support and conduct improvements of dispensing medical countermeasures.
    • What are the current opportunities and barriers to creating stronger partnerships and how can these issues be addressed?
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Generate potential strategies to address improvement in current methods of dispensing countermeasures; Explore feasibility of “outsourcing” the dispensing operation to a private-sector (more...)

Day 2

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

The Barbara Jordan Conference Center

Kaiser Family Foundation

1330 G Street, NW

Washington, DC