H.R.1532 - Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to making progress toward the goal of eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to making progress toward the goal of eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2008 as enacted.

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09/24/08
 
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10/12/08
 

Official Summary

3/15/2007--Introduced.Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to set forth research and demonstration projections for the prevention, control, and elimination of tuberculosis that shall receive priority from the Secretary of Health and Huma

Official Summary

3/15/2007--Introduced.
Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to set forth research and demonstration projections for the prevention, control, and elimination of tuberculosis that shall receive priority from the Secretary of Health and Human Services in awarding research grants for tuberculosis.
Requires the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis to make recommendations on the development, revision, and implementation of a national plan to eliminate tuberculosis in the United States. Requires the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to develop new tools for the elimination of tuberculosis. Requires the Federal Tuberculosis Task Force to make recommendations on the development of a national plan for the development of such tools.
Requires the Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to expand, intensify, and coordinate tuberculosis research and development. Allows the Director of the Institute to provide awards for:
(1) the development of curricula in schools of medicine or osteopathic medicine regarding the principles and practices of preventing, managing, and controlling tuberculosis;
(2) supervised study and research for clinically trained professionals who are committed to research regarding pulmonary infections and tuberculosis.
Requires the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to conduct research activities to develop a tuberculosis vaccine.
Requires the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences to carry out an international training program regarding tuberculosis.
Requires the Secretary to seek to ensure that a portion of amounts appropriated for loan repayment for qualified health professionals conducting research is reserved for contracts with individuals to conduct tuberculosis research.


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