Accession Number:

ADA460105

Title:

Epidemic Outbreak Surveillance (EOS)

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2005

Corporate Author:

HENRY M JACKSON FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MILITARY MEDICINE ROCKVILLE MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This funding was granted to The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. HJF to provide the administrative, management, logistical, and programmatic services in collaboration with HQ, USAFSGR in accordance with the statement of work and with tasks developed by the research. The goal of this project is to develop and test new technologies for the diagnosis and surveillance of respiratory tract pathogens. The funding supported the hiring of technical and administrative personnel necessary to carry out protocols to standardize methods of specimen collection and to optimize the processing of these specimens. After these processes were established, initial enrollment of healthy, ill, and recovered Basic Military Trainees BMTs began. In accordance with the statement of work, HJF successfully established administrative and programmatic support services to support the operations and management of the Epidemic Outbreak Surveillance EOS project. HJF continues to provide administrative, management, and programmatic support services as deemed necessary for implementation and as requested by HQ, USAFSGR for the development of an integrated health surveillance venue focused upon epidemic outbreaks of acute respiratory disease ARD and other endemic and seasonal respiratory infections.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE