Report of the NSTC Committee on International Science, Engineering, and Technology (CISET) Working Group on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

Table of Contents


Executive Summary

Section I

Section II
What actions are taken by the U.S. government when an infectious disease outbreak occurs?

Section III
How can we help build a global network for infectious disease reporting and response?

Section IV
How can we ensure the availability of drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic tests when they are needed to combat infectious disease emergencies?
Section V
What mandates and authority should be granted to U.S. Government agencies to enable them to strengthen global disease surveillance and response?
Section VI
Capacity building: What actions are taken by the U.S. Government to prevent and prepare for emerging and re-emerging diseases?
Section VII
What research and training programs are required to support the nation's leadership role in global disease surveillance?