Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting, 13807 [E7-5300]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 56 / Friday, March 23, 2007 / Notices Health Resources and Services Administration Proposed agenda items are subject to change. Time will be provided each day for public comment. Individuals who wish to provide public comment or who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the ACHDGDNC Staff, Jill F. Shuger, M.S. (contact information provided below). Contact Person: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members or other relevant information should write or contact Jill F. Shuger, M.S., Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 18A–19, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443–1080. Information on the Advisory Committee is available at http:// mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/genetics/committee. Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting Dated: March 15, 2007. Alexandra Huttinger, Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E7–5300 Filed 3–22–07; 8:45 am] Send comments to Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: March 15, 2007. Alexandra Huttinger, Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E7–5293 Filed 3–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children (ACHDGDNC). Dates and Times: May 17, 2007, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Place: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Rotunda Room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with attendance limited to space availability. Purpose: The Advisory Committee was established to advise and guide the Secretary regarding the most appropriate application of universal newborn screening tests, technologies, policies, guidelines and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having or at risk for heritable disorders. The Committee also provides advice and recommendations concerning the grants and projects authorized under the Heritable Disorders Program. Agenda: The first day will be devoted to discussion of the Committee’s decisionmaking process, including a discussion of the evidence review group’s nomination/evaluation process for candidate conditions on the uniform newborn screening panel, and an evaluation of the system infrastructure for long-term follow-up and proposals for strategies for such followup. The Committee’s subcommittees on Laboratory Standards and Procedures, Follow-up and Treatment, and Education and Training will meet in the afternoon. The second day will include a report from the Department of Defense on its newborn screening program and activities and reports to the Committee by its subcommittees on Laboratory Standards and Procedures, Follow-up and Treatment, and Education and Training. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:41 Mar 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). Dates and Times: April 19, 2007, 9 a.m.— 5 p.m. April 20, 2007, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Agenda: Agency and Bureau administrative updates will be provided. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the integration of health information technology into nursing education and practice. Experts will promote the awareness of the latest simulated learning, informatics, distance learning, and telehealth trends, advances, and issues. Data will be presented on use of healthcare information systems to enhance nursing education and practice, optimize patient safety, and drive improvements in health care quality. Representatives from the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Center for Cultural Competence, and the National Nursing Centers Consortium will be presenting. During this meeting, Council workgroups will deliberate on the content presented and formulate recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Congress on the integration of technology into nursing education and practice. This meeting will PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13807 form the basis for NACNEP’s mandated Eighth Annual Report. For Further Information Contact: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members, minutes of the meeting, or other relevant information should write or contact Dr. Joan Weiss, Executive Secretary, National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice, Parklawn Building, Room 9–35, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, telephone (301) 443–5688. Dated: March 15. 2007. Alexandra Huttinger, Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E7–5295 Filed 3–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice of Availability of Final Policy Guidance Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS. ACTION: Final Agency Guidance and Response to Public Comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: HRSA is publishing a final Agency Guidance (‘‘Policy Information Notice’’ (PIN) 2007–09) to describe and clarify HRSA’s current policy and process for resolving issues and conflicts related to health center service area overlap. The PIN, ‘‘Service Area Overlap: Policy and Process,’’ and the Agency’s ‘‘Response to Public Comments’’ are available on the Internet at http://bphc.hrsa.gov/chc/sao.htm. DATES: The effective date of this final Agency guidance is March 12, 2007. Background: HRSA manages the Health Center Program, which supports more than 3,800 health care delivery sites, including community health centers, migrant health centers, health care for the homeless centers, and public housing primary care centers. Health centers serve clients that are primarily low-income and minorities, and deliver preventive and primary care services to patients regardless of their ability to pay. Charges for health care services are set according to income. On June 22, 2006, HRSA made the draft PIN, ‘‘Service Area Overlap: Policy and Process,’’ available for public comment on HRSA’s Web site. The purpose of the PIN is to describe and clarify HRSA’s current policy and process for resolving issues and conflicts related to health center service area overlap. Comments were due to HRSA by August 18, 2006. E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 56 (Friday, March 23, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-5300]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in 
Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting:

    Name: Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic 
Diseases in Newborns and Children (ACHDGDNC).
    Dates and Times: May 17, 2007, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18, 2007, 
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Place: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 
Rotunda Room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public with attendance 
limited to space availability.
    Purpose: The Advisory Committee was established to advise and 
guide the Secretary regarding the most appropriate application of 
universal newborn screening tests, technologies, policies, 
guidelines and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and 
mortality in newborns and children having or at risk for heritable 
disorders. The Committee also provides advice and recommendations 
concerning the grants and projects authorized under the Heritable 
Disorders Program.
    Agenda: The first day will be devoted to discussion of the 
Committee's decisionmaking process, including a discussion of the 
evidence review group's nomination/evaluation process for candidate 
conditions on the uniform newborn screening panel, and an evaluation 
of the system infrastructure for long-term follow-up and proposals 
for strategies for such follow-up. The Committee's subcommittees on 
Laboratory Standards and Procedures, Follow-up and Treatment, and 
Education and Training will meet in the afternoon. The second day 
will include a report from the Department of Defense on its newborn 
screening program and activities and reports to the Committee by its 
subcommittees on Laboratory Standards and Procedures, Follow-up and 
Treatment, and Education and Training.
    Proposed agenda items are subject to change.
    Time will be provided each day for public comment. Individuals 
who wish to provide public comment or who plan to attend the meeting 
and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or 
other reasonable accommodations, should notify the ACHDGDNC Staff, 
Jill F. Shuger, M.S. (contact information provided below).
    Contact Person: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of 
members or other relevant information should write or contact Jill 
F. Shuger, M.S., Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources 
and Services Administration, Room 18A-19, Parklawn Building, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-1080. 
Information on the Advisory Committee is available at http://
mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/genetics/committee.

    Dated: March 15, 2007.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
 [FR Doc. E7-5300 Filed 3-22-07; 8:45 am]
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