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Author Bascetta, Cynthia A., 1953-

Title September 11 [electronic resource] : HHS needs to ensure the availability of health screening and monitoring for all responders : report to Congressional Requesters / Cynthia A. Bascetta.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, [2007]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  GA 1.13:GAO-07-892    ---  Available
Description ii, 35 p. : digital, PDF file
System Details Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site.
Note Title from title screen (viewed on August 13, 2007).
"July 2007."
Summary Responders to the World Trade Center (WTC) attack were exposed to many hazards, and concerns remain about long-term health effects of the disaster and the availability of health care services for those affected. In 2006, GAO reported on problems with the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) WTC Federal Responder Screening Program and on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) distribution of treatment funding. GAO was asked to update its 2006 testimony. GAO assessed the status of (1) services provided by the WTC Federal Responder Screening Program, (2) efforts by CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to provide services for ...
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject United States. Department of Health and Human Services -- Rules and practice.
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Health aspects.
Medical screening -- Government policy -- United States.
Government contractors -- Health aspects -- United States.
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y. : 1970-2001)
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.) -- Emergency responders -- Screening, treatment and monitoring.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (U.S.) -- Appropriations and expenditures -- Federal employees -- Contractors.
Added Author United States. Government Accountability Office.
Added Title September eleventh : Health and Human Services needs to ensure the availability of health screening and monitoring for all responders
HHS needs to ensure the availability of health screening and monitoring for all responders
Running Title Health services for September 11 responders
Gpo Item No. 0546-D (online)
Sudoc No. GA 1.13:GAO-07-892

 
    
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