June 22, 2017//,

Planning Matters: How a Culture of Evidence-Based Policymaking Can Enhance Health Security

By: Michael Childress, M.A.

The National Health Security Preparedness Index measures the nation’s health security from a broad, multi-sectoral perspective using nearly 140 measures from more than 50 different sources. The...

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  • March 31, 2017//,

    A Potentially Unhealthy Mix: How Workplace Practices Can Either Enhance or Exacerbate Health Preparedness

    By: Michael Childress, M.A.

      The National Health Security Preparedness Index measures the nation’s health security and preparedness—that is, the nation’s ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from...

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  • March 6, 2017//

    Preparing for Emergencies: Using the Index

    By: Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH

    We hope the National Health Security Preparedness Index will serve as a useful tool that can provide insights into where states and communities should focus resources and attention.

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  • October 27, 2016

    Equal Protection? What Zika and Big Data Reveal About Health Security Preparedness Across the U.S.

    by Glen P. Mays PhD, MPH

    Public health officials are breathing a little easier this month after Congress passed a stop-gap spending bill on September 29 that included $1.1 billion in new federal funding for Zika response...

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