Section III. Operating And Staff Division Portfolios, Continued
Office of the Secretary (OS), Continued
The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Mission: To facilitate coordination of interagency activities between HHS, other federal departments, agencies, offices, and state and local officials responsible for emergency preparedness. To support and enhance the protection of civilian population from acts of bioterrorism and other public health emergencies.
Organization: ASPR, within the Office of the Secretary, focuses its efforts on promoting community preparedness and prevention: building public health partnerships with federal departments and agencies, academic institutions and private sector partners; and coordinating federal public health and medical response capability. ASPR is comprised of five components, of which three award grants.
|93.889||National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program||180||$428,890,492|
|93.019||Infectious Disease Surveillance Networks||3||11,646,500|
- In FY 2009, OS/ASPR did not award ARRA-specific grants.
For additional information on ASPR programs and funding please visit the OS/ASPR website (http://www.hhs.gov/aspr/).