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Public health crisis preparation: Following the money

A presentation from Health Journalism 2007 by Kristi L Koenig, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., professor of emergency medicine and director of Public Health Preparedness, Disaster Medical Sciences Center at the University of California at Irvine.

Topics include:

  • Effects of 9/11 on federal funding
  • Determining how to spend the money
  • Hazards Vulnerability Analysis
  • Focus on response
  • Focus on buying "stuff"
  • Are we spending money responsibly?
  • How do we measure effectiveness?