And many people are forced to flee their homes, said CTWG
Chair Acting Executive Dir.
Valenzuela, current chair of CTWG, recognized that a threat like terrorism is difficult to combat, given the unconventional way terrorists act.
The CTWG is holding its two-day sixth meeting in Cebu as part of the third APEC Senior Officials'Meeting (SOM).
The new blueprint for the NCI's clinical trials enterprise was submitted to the NCAB by the CTWG, a broad-based group convened in 2004 by NCI Director Andrew von Eschenbach, MD, to provide advice about optimizing the NCI-supported clinical trials system.
The CTWG initiatives are organized into five categories, and in each section, the initiatives are organized into two types.
Valenzuela, who chairs the CTWG
, said Apec is now examining a counter-terrorism strategy plan that the group adopted in 2013 in light of recent events involving terrorism threats.