The Resource Public health and border security : HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents : report to congressional requesters, United States Government Accountability Office, (electronic resource)

Public health and border security : HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents : report to congressional requesters, United States Government Accountability Office, (electronic resource)

Label
Public health and border security : HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents : report to congressional requesters
Title
Public health and border security
Title remainder
HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents : report to congressional requesters
Statement of responsibility
United States Government Accountability Office
Title variation
  • Public health and border security
  • HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents
  • Tuberculosis public health incidents
Title variation remainder
Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Homeland Security should further strengthen their ability to respond to tuberculosis incidents
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
GAO was asked to examine (1) the factors that affected HHS's and DHS's responses to the incidents, (2) the extent to which HHS and DHS made changes to response procedures as a result of the incidents, and (3) HHS's and DHS's efforts to assess the effectiveness of changes made as a result of the incidents
Cataloging source
HNC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Ports of entry
  • Tuberculosis
Label
Public health and border security : HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents : report to congressional requesters, United States Government Accountability Office, (electronic resource)
Link
https://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/LPS111429
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 14, 2008)
  • "October 2008."
  • "GAO-09-58."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Letter -- Results in brief -- Background -- HHS's and DHS's lack of comprehensive procedures for information sharing and coordination and CBP inspection deficiencies hindered the response to the TB incidents -- HHS and DHS implemented procedures and tools to address response deficiencies, but could take further steps to complete actions identified as a result of the 2007 TB incidents -- HHS and DHS Have Activities Under Way to Assess Their Ability to Respond to TB Incidents -- Conclusions -- Recommendations for executive action -- Agency comments and our evaluation -- -- Appendix I. CBP Traveler inspection procedures at air and land ports of Entry -- Appendix II. Comments from the Department of Health and Human Services -- Appendix III. Comments from the Department of Homeland Security -- Appendix IV. GAO Contacts and Staff Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn271690583
Extent
ii, 58 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) o271690583
System details
Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 11/14/08: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0958.pdf; current access available via PURL
Label
Public health and border security : HHS and DHS should further strengthen their ability to respond to TB incidents : report to congressional requesters, United States Government Accountability Office, (electronic resource)
Link
https://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/LPS111429
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 14, 2008)
  • "October 2008."
  • "GAO-09-58."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Letter -- Results in brief -- Background -- HHS's and DHS's lack of comprehensive procedures for information sharing and coordination and CBP inspection deficiencies hindered the response to the TB incidents -- HHS and DHS implemented procedures and tools to address response deficiencies, but could take further steps to complete actions identified as a result of the 2007 TB incidents -- HHS and DHS Have Activities Under Way to Assess Their Ability to Respond to TB Incidents -- Conclusions -- Recommendations for executive action -- Agency comments and our evaluation -- -- Appendix I. CBP Traveler inspection procedures at air and land ports of Entry -- Appendix II. Comments from the Department of Health and Human Services -- Appendix III. Comments from the Department of Homeland Security -- Appendix IV. GAO Contacts and Staff Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn271690583
Extent
ii, 58 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) o271690583
System details
Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 11/14/08: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0958.pdf; current access available via PURL

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