MedicalCountermeasures.gov facilitates communication between federal government agencies and public stakeholders to enhance the Nation's public health emergency preparedness.
from a robust team of scientific, contracting and development experts focused on providing technical support to companies of all sizes.
to accelerated development and address development and regulatory challenges
BARDA’s mission is accomplished through successful public-private partnerships with industry to share risk, improve efficiency, and accelerate development all while sustaining a marketplace that guarantees continued access to the vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics, and other medical products that are vital to our national health security.
Over 500 public-private partnerships established
countermeasures in response to H1N1, Ebola, and Zika
for 61 products receiving FDA approval, clearance, or licensure
“At BARDA, we are committed to meeting the needs of Americans and to engaging private partners in continually improving our nation’s security.”
– Gary Disbrow, Ph.D., BARDA Director
BARDA provides a systematic approach to the development and purchase of the necessary vaccines, drugs, therapies, and diagnostic tools for public health medical emergencies.
ASPR focuses on preparedness planning and response; building federal emergency medical operational capabilities; countermeasures research, and grants to strengthen the capabilities of health care systems to minimize the health impacts of public health emergencies.
NIH is responsible for conducting research to better understand public health threats and establish a foundation for developing medical countermeasures.
FDA's responsibility is to ensure that medical countermeasures (MCMs)-such as drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic tests-to counter these threats are safe, effective, and secure.
The CDC leads the emergency preparedness and response activities by providing strategic coordination for activities across local, state, national, and international public health partners.
The DHS is charged with securing the nation from the many threats we face. These threats include natural and man-made biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear threats.