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Implement Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Initiative

Description: Implement MCM Initiative (MCMi) to foster the development and approval of medical products to counter chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) and emerging infectious disease threats.

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Launch MCM Initiative announcing three-pillar action plan


Completed 8/19/2010

B. Begin and maintain workforce development for CBRN threats


Completed 10/18/2010

C. Establish/maintain MCMi public website (www.fda.gov/medicalcountermeasures)


Completed 1/15/2011

D. Issue MCM 5-year Strategic Plan


Completed 12/27/2011

E. Issue FY11 MCMi Status Update


Completed 9/10/2011

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


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