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Department Of Health And Human Services (HHS)


  • HHS Issues Compendium of Resources for Health Emergencies
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today launched the first online collection of the federal resources and capabilities available to mitigate the health impacts of emergencies. The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • HHS Partnership Advances Experimental Ebola Drug
    One of the nation’s centers dedicated to developing and manufacturing drugs and vaccines for emergencies will produce a therapeutic drug to treat Ebola virus disease through a new agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • HHS Proposes to Improve Care for Nursing Home Residents
    A proposal announced today at the White House Conference on Aging would make major changes to improve the care and safety of the nearly 1.5 million residents in the more than 15,000 long-term care facilities or nursing homes that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • HHS Awards Improve Healthcare, Public Health Preparedness
    Health departments across the country will receive more than $840 million in cooperative agreements from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and sustain emergency preparedness of state and local public health and healthcare systems. The cooperative ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • HHS Launches National Ebola Training and Education Center
    To ensure that U.S. healthcare providers and facilities are prepared to safely identify, isolate, transport, and treat patients with Ebola and other emerging threats, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched a National Ebola Training and Education ...More
    July 2, 2015 Posted in News
  • HHS Selects Nine Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers
    To further strengthen the nation’s infectious disease response capability, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has selected nine health departments and associated partner hospitals to become special regional treatment centers for patients with ...More
    June 15, 2015 Posted in News
  • HHS Pursues Fast, Easy Test to Detect Ebola Virus Disease Infections
    To assist doctors in diagnosing Ebola virus disease quickly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will pursue development of an Ebola virus diagnostic test for use in a doctor’s ...More
    June 15, 2015 Posted in News
  • HHS Contracts with BioCryst Pharmaceuticals to Develop New Ebola Drug
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) awarded approximately $12 million today to BioCryst Pharmaceuticals of Durham, N.C., for the advanced development of a promising experimental drug ...More
    March 31, 2015 Posted in News
  • HHS Launches Digital Storytelling Project to Support Federal HIV Response
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released Positive Spin, a comprehensive digital educational tool that uses personal storytelling to promote the importance of getting people with HIV into treatment. The project, which was developed by AIDS.gov ...More
    March 25, 2015 Posted in News
  • Development of an Improved Anthrax Vaccine is Underway
    Advanced development is underway on an improved anthrax vaccine that could provide protection in fewer doses than the currently licensed anthrax vaccine and so may be more cost-effective to stockpile, Dr. Nicole Lurie, assistant secretary for preparedness and response for ...More
    March 25, 2015 Posted in News