Friday, January 28, 2022
News on Pathogens and Preparedness

Enhanced Drug Distribution Security at the Package Level

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The FDA will hold a virtual public meeting on November 16, 2021, on enhanced drug distribution security at the package level. The purpose of this public meeting is to provide members of the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain and other interested stakeholders an opportunity to provide input to FDA on the implementation of the enhanced drug […]

ASTMH 2021 Annual Meeting

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The American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) will gather virtually from 17-21 November for the Annual Meeting of leaders and scientific experts invested in tropical medicine and global health. The virtual gathering will feature a wide range of COVID-19 related work, including reports on the potential protective effects of malaria, new vaccine innovations […]

Recovery and Resilience: Webinar 2

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The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated and exacerbated challenges in caring for people of all ages with serious illness. The response to many of these challenges involved rapid innovation and as such provides valuable lessons learned that will likely significantly alter the field of serious illness care in the post-pandemic era. The Roundtable on Quality Care […]

Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) Meeting

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The FDA Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) will convene on 30 November 2021 to discuss Merck and Ridgeback’s request for emergency use (EUA) of molnupiravir oral capsules for treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults who are at risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. an investigational antiviral drug to treat COVID-19. FDA […]

Prevention and Preparedness: Webinar 3

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The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated and exacerbated challenges in caring for people of all ages with serious illness. The response to many of these challenges involved rapid innovation and as such provides valuable lessons learned that will likely significantly alter the field of serious illness care in the post-pandemic era. The Roundtable on Quality Care […]

One Health: Integrating Human, Animal and Environmental Health

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A virtual science conference on One Health: Integrating Human, Animal and Environmental Health will be held 3 December 2021. The One Health movement, which has come to prominence in the last decade, advocates greater cross-sectoral collaboration and communication across the human-animal-environment interface. There has been a long-standing recognition that population health is intrinsically linked to […]

Current Concepts in Quantitative Risk Assessment for Skin Sensitization

The NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) is partnering with the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs to present a webinar series on “Current Concepts in Quantitative Risk Assessment for Skin Sensitization.” The next webinar in the series on December 8 will […]

National Biodefense Science Board Meeting

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The National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) will meet in public (virtually) on December 16, 2021, to provide advice and recommendations to ASPR regarding the development of the 2023-2026 National Health Security Strategy and to discuss other matters of current important for public health emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. A more detailed agenda will be available […]

Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Improve Diagnosis

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will convene a virtual workshop on January 14, 2022 to examine changes to diagnostic paradigms in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to consider the lessons learned and opportunities for improving diagnosis within the U.S. health care system. The workshop will be accessible to the public via […]