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.
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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October 24, 2014
- OHRP Announces the Availability of Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care
October 17, 2014
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September 30, 2014
- HHS and DOJ Award $3M to Support Innovative Approaches to Curb Youth Violence
- Breast Pumps and Insurance Coverage: What You Need To Know
- Bioethics Commission Takes Part in White House BRAIN Conference
Content last reviewed on March 27, 2015