A Structured Approach to Effective Partnering
In early 2012, the OPPE Partnerships Team undertook the development of a strategic partnership plan to more effectively engage current stakeholders across the preparedness community and identify new potential partners for future collaborations. Recommendations and best practices from their research and interviews can be found in the paper: A Structured Approach to Effective Partnering: Lessons Learned from Public and Private Sector Leaders .
Produced by the CDC Foundation, Business Pulse focuses on a different topic each quarter. In their first issue, Business Pulse highlighted CDC’s role in public health preparedness and response, including CDC’s resources that advance business preparedness and continuity efforts. Explore How CDC Protects Business, from Chronic Health Threats to Major Emergencies.
CDC’s Healthcare Preparedness Activity
The Healthcare Preparedness Activity (HPA) within the Division of Strategic National Stockpile works to improve the healthcare delivery system’s ability to respond to potential natural disasters and public health threats, such as pandemic influenza. Read more on how HPA works to enhance healthcare response, and review various resources that are available.
Healthcare Preparedness: Planning resources by setting
HPA provides tools and other resources intended to enhance preparedness from multiple sectors that impact healthcare and public health. This tool provides a list of resources intended for health planners that are organized by location settings. Learn more about which resources are recommended for various settings.