Upon determination by the Secretary of the Army that such action is beneficial for graduate medical education programs conducted at Army medical facilities located in Hawaii, the Secretary may authorize the provision of medical services at such facilities and transportation to the facilities on a nonreimbursable basis for civilian patients from American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and Guam.
Section 8109 states that, during FY2001, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, the Center of Excellence for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance may also pay, or authorize payment for, the expenses of providing or facilitating education and training for appropriate military and civilian personnel of foreign countries in disaster management, peace operations, and humanitarian assistance.
Authorizes the drawdown of commodities and services of up to $30,000,000 for the U.
This legislation authorizes $99 million to achieve this goal in the first year.
It authorizes the federal research agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, to conduct studies on anti-microbial resistance.