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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH)

Mobilizing leadership in science and prevention for a healthier nation

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) oversees 12 core public health offices — including the Office of the Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps — as well as 10 regional health offices across the nation and 10 Presidential and Secretarial advisory committees. 

 

Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

In March 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the establishment of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (Advisory Council).

The Advisory Council will provide advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary regarding programs and policies intended to support and evaluate the implementation of Executive Order 13676, including the National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (Strategy) and the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (Action Plan).

 

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Content last reviewed on April 1, 2015