Source:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)Date Published:06/30/2016Format:PDF (57 pages)Annotation:This 57-page report summarizes a request to capture critical lessons from the Ebola epidemic of 2014-2016 and review the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)'s international and domestic responses. It summarizes an Independent Panel's assessment of HHS's challenges, and, where appropriate, challenges facing the broader U.S. government. It describes notable opportunities for improvement in leadership and organization, communication, management, and logistics, as well as in development and use of vaccines and treatments. It also presents recommendations for addressing future urgent public health threats.Type:ReportAccess Notes:Direct link to document: https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/responders/ebola/EbolaResponseReport/Documents/ebola-panel.pdfID:12992. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.