Nov 28, 2016
Medical advances have dramatically reduced demand for blood, putting financial stress on blood centers. How can policymakers ensure the safety and sustainability of the blood supply?
Public health emergencies such as infectious disease, bioterrorism, or natural disasters require a coordinated response at the local, national, and international levels. RAND research improves the capability of public health systems to anticipate and prepare for such emergencies, by providing a robust set of standardized response measures, tabletop exercises, and toolkits; using GIS technology for planning; and identifying best practices and lessons learned from multiagency exercises.