Proposed Model State Emergency Health Powers Act This act was written as a response to concerns about bioterrorism raised by the events of September 11, 2001.
What does MEHPA stand for?
MEHPA stands for Model State Emergency Health Powers Act (CDC anti-bioterrorism draft law)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
We have 1 other meaning of MEHPA in our Acronym Attic
- Minority Ethnic Health Inclusion Project (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK)
- Municipal Employees Health Insurance Plan
- Mitsubishi Electric Hong Kong Group Ltd.
- Myanmar Economic Holdings, Ltd.
- Meaningful, Emotional, Humanistic, Mathematical Experience (Eipiphiny Society)
- Mental Retardation, Epileptic Seizures, Hypogonadism and Hypogenitalism, Microcephaly, and Obesity
- Meridian Holdings
- Marine Ecosystem Health Program (now SeaDoc Society; University of California-Davis)
- Master of Education in the Health Professions (Johns Hopkins University)
- Margaret E. Heggan Public Library (Hurffzille, NJ)
- Monomethyl Ether of Hydroquinone
- Mission for Establishment of Human Rights (California)
- Marine Environmental High Risk Areas (UK)
- Mid-Atlantic Environmental Hygiene Resource Center
- Modern European History Research Centre (UK)
- Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (Korea)
- Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative (York University; Canada)
- Maximum Expected Hail Size (meteorology)
- Methodist English High School
Samples in periodicals archive:
To assess existing legal preparedness, state health departments have made extensive use of the draft Model State Emergency Health Powers Act (MSEHPA), researched and written in December 2001 by the Center for Law and the Public's Health at Georgetown and John Hopkins universities in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other national public health partners.
The debate over the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act (or MSEHPA) (17), which was developed shortly after the 11 September 2001 terror attacks, is illustrative.
From Disease Control to People Control On October 30, 2001, the CDC released the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act (MEHPA) and disseminated copies of the act to legislators in all 50 states.