Workshop: The State of National Governance Relative to the International Health Regulations (2005) Ottawa, Canada, 20-21 September 2006 Overview: United States of America Anthony A. Marfin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Goal.
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Workshop: The State of National Governance Relative to the International Health Regulations (2005)
Ottawa, Canada, 20-21 September 2006
Overview: United States of America
Anthony A. Marfin
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Describe the extent to which United States has a system of governance that will enable effective implementation of the revised International Health Regulations 2005
Who does public health?
Case detection/notificationNo Yes Yes
Collection of case dataNo Yes Yes
Analysis & interpretationYesYesYes
Investigation of cases & confirmation of diagnosis:
* Upon request
USG will implement IHRs in a manner consistent with our fundamental principles of federalism
IHRs will be implemented by the Federal Government to the extent that the implementation of the Regulations comes under the legal jurisdiction of the Federal Government
To the extent that IHR obligations come under the legal jurisdiction of the state/local governments, the USG will bring these obligations with a favorable recommendation to the notice of the appropriate state authorities