02/05/2016 12:48 PM EST
|In response to the opioid abuse epidemic, today Dr. Robert Califf, the FDA’s Deputy |
Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other FDA leaders, called
for a far-reaching action plan to reassess the agency’s approach to opioid medications.
The plan will focus on policies aimed at reversing the epidemic, while still providing
patients in pain access to effective relief.
02/05/2016 10:00 AM EST
|The HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (Partnership Center) |
and the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) have re-scheduled
their co-sponsored webinar on the important role of faith communities in the national
response to viral hepatitis. The webinar will introduce a new resource for faith-based
groups, the Health Ministers Guide to Viral Hepatitis: The Silent Epidemic. The webinar
will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM (ET).