Provision of technology and services (from a medical and public health perspective) for the management of insurance catastrophic risk associated with pandemics, natural perils such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and flooding, analyzing the impact of weapons of mass destruction on property, supply chains, critical infrastructure and people for corporations, insurers, reinsurers, and others in the financial and risk markets.

Medical intelligence; public health surveillance ( data for decision making ); threat assessments; actionable situational awareness Corporate Continuity of Operations (e.g., pandemic avian influenza, supply chain security, multinational corporate planning for terrorism)

Effective disruption management training. Courses emphasizing the following.
  • The importance of agility, proactive planning, partnerships, local capacity building, and performance management 
  • Speed and agility versus cost 
  • Supply chain knowledge and frameworks developed in a corporate environment applied to logistic issues faced by humanitarian disaster relief agencies 
  • Supply chain innovations to save lives 
  • Risk management to put corporations at a competitive advantage 
  • Risk management in an uncertain world.


In addition to the above, NGH&S provideS other related services, including: (1) a combination of social networking and executive search functions, or in other words, "finding the right person for the right job at the right time"; and (2) a reach-back consulting service, or in other words, handling calls from "the field" - mostly from inexperienced NGO - for information, advice, etc., which NGH&S will then pass to the appropriate expert(s) in its extensive network 

From a strategic perspective, NGH&S missions will also focus on (1) guaranteeing continuity of operations in the event of national emergency (for example, in the case of pandemic disease with no effective medical countermeasures); (2) assuming a leadership role in in fostering public-private-university-UN-NGO health and medical partnerships (that track with NGH&SÆ "three pillars", as well as with national and private security in general and environmental and energy security in particular); and (3) promoting health diplomacy (every Federal agency already has some sort of engagement in public diplomacy within which health diplomacy plays a major role, the State Department has its own "freedom initiative" which consists of e-diplomacy, e-health, etc., while a bill has already introduced in Congress to establish a "global health corps"