📅 Imagine... Planning for the Next Pandemic 📅
💡 Imagined Endstate:
🌐A future where proactive pandemic preparedness safeguards vulnerable Pacific communities from the impacts of infectious diseases. 🛡️
Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy. (2023, August 7). Major General (ret) Paul Friedrichs: Inaugural Director of OPPR and Principal Advisor on Pandemic Preparedness and Response.
💥What's the Big Deal:
🛡️The establishment of the Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy (OPPR) marks a pivotal step towards proactive and comprehensive pandemic planning. Under the leadership of Major General (ret) Paul Friedrichs, OPPR will lead, coordinate, and implement actions related to pandemic preparedness and response, protecting vulnerable communities from known and unknown biological threats. 🌱 This is intended to be an effort to strengthen domestic preparedness, coordinate responses, and drive science and technology efforts for developing medical countermeasures. OPPR's commitment to regular reports to Congress will serve as a means to evaluate the program and future readiness. 🌐
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