RESOLUTION NO. RS2001-790
A resolution approving a Cooperative Agreement by and between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Metropolitan Board of Health to continue research for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Whereas, the Metropolitan Board of Health and the United States Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center have entered into a Cooperative Agreement whereby the Department of Veteran Affairs shall contribute funds to the Metropolitan Board of Health for the purpose of continuing research in the Continuation Phase Therapy for Pulmonary Tuberculosis; and,
Whereas, it is to the benefit of the citizens of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this Agreement be accepted.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Cooperative
Agreement by and between the United States Department of Veteran Affairs Medical
Center and the Department of Health of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville
and Davidson County, to continue research involving directly-observed therapy
during the continuation phase of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis, with
approximately $75,000.00 to be provided from the United States Department of
Veteran Affairs Medial Center to the Metropolitan Department of Health, and
for a term beginning on October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2004, a copy of
which is attached hereto and made a part of this Resolution, be and the same
is hereby approved and the Metropolitan County Mayor is authorized to execute
Section 3: This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Jim Shulman
& Finance Committee
Health & Hospitals Committee
|Introduced:||October 16, 2001|
|Adopted:||October 16, 2001|
|Approved:||October 17, 2001|