7. Force Health Protection

Force Health Protection is the healthcare program designed to meet the actual, anticipated, or potential needs of military personnel in relation to military missions. When using an IND under a force health protection program, the DoD Components involved in implementation shall provide prior notice to personnel receiving the drug or biological product and provide all pertinent clinical information to health care providers who administer the IND. (DoD Instruction 6200.02, February 27, 2008, E4.7 Training and Risk Communication)