Summary of Recommendations of the CISET Working Group

An interagency Government working group on emerging infectious diseases was formed in December 1994 under the auspices of the National Science and Technology Council's Committee on International Science, Engineering, and Technology (CISET). Led by CDC, the Department of State, USAID, Food and Drug Administration, NIH, and the Department of Defense, the working group makes the following recommendations for action by the U.S. Government.

Work in partnership with other countries, with WHO, and with other international organizations to improve worldwide disease surveillance, reporting, and response by