National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting, 67730 [07-5876]

Download as PDF 67730 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 230 / Friday, November 30, 2007 / Notices Avenue, SW., Room 450G, Washington, DC 20201; 202–205–3815; fax: 202–690– 7412; e-mail address: leigh.sawyer@hhs.gov. Pursuant to section 319M of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d–7f) as added by section 402 of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (Pub. L. 109–417) the Secretary of Health and Human Services is required to establish the National Biodefense Science Board and hold the inaugural meeting of the Board prior to December 19, 2007. The Board shall provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical and other matters of special interest to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological (CBRN) agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. 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Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated Contact person by December 10, 2007. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 26, 2007. RADM W. Craig Vanderwagen, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. 07–5885 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–37–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:27 Nov 29, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting Dated: November 19, 2007. James Scanlon, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (SDP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 07–5876 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the following advisory committee meeting. BILLING CODE 4151–05–M Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS). Time and Date: November 27, 2007 9 a.m.– 3:45 p.m. November 28, 2007 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Place: Hilton Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 202–265–1600. Status: Open. Purpose: At this meeting the Committee will hear presentations and hold discussions on several health data policy topics. On the morning and afternoon of the first day the Committee will hear updates from the Department and status reports from its subcommittees as well as a presentation from the Robert Graham Center on harmonizing primary care standards. On the morning of the second day the Committee will hear an update from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT) followed by Committee actions on selected topics from the subcommittees. In the afternoon there will be a follow up discussion to the ONCHIT presentation and an update from the subcommittees on current and planned activities. There will be a short discussion of future agendas before the meeting adjourns. The times shown above are for the full Committee meeting. Subcommittee breakout sessions are scheduled for late in the afternoon of the first day in the morning prior to the full Committee meeting on the second day. Agendas for these breakout sessions will be posted on the NCVHS Web site (URL below) when available. National Toxicology Program (NTP); Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction (CERHR); Announcement of the Availability of the Bisphenol A Expert Panel Report; Request for Public Comment FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Substantive program information as well as summaries of meetings and a roster of committee members may be obtained from Marjorie S. Greenberg, Executive Secretary, NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone (301) 458– 4245. Information also is available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS Web Site: http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/, where further information including an agenda will be posted when available. Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the CDC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity on (301) 458–4EEO (4336) as soon as possible. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS); National Institutes of Health (NIH). AGENCY: Announcement of report availability and request for comment. ACTION: SUMMARY: CERHR announces the availability of the final bisphenol A expert panel report on November 26, 2007, from the CERHR Web site (http:// cerhr.niehs.nih.gov) or in print from CERHR (see ADDRESSES below). The expert panel report is an evaluation of the reproductive and developmental toxicity of bisphenol A conducted by an independent, 12-member expert panel composed of scientists from the public and private sectors convened by CERHR. CERHR invites the submission of public comments on this report (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below). The expert panel met twice in public session (March 5–7, 2007 and August 6– 8, 2007) to review and revise the draft expert panel report and reach conclusions regarding whether exposure to bisphenol A is a hazard to human development or reproduction. The expert panel also identified data gaps and research needs. The final bisphenol A expert panel report will be available for public comment on November 26, 2007. Written public comments on this report should be received by January 25, 2008. DATES: Comments on the expert panel report and any other correspondence should be sent to Dr. Michael D. Shelby, CERHR Director, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, MD EC–32, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, fax: (919) 316–4511, or e-mail: shelby@niehs.nih.gov. Courier address: CERHR, 79 T.W. Alexander Drive, Building 4401, Room 103, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the following advisory 
committee meeting.

    Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS).
    Time and Date: November 27, 2007 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. November 28, 
2007 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Place: Hilton Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC, 202-265-1600.
    Status: Open.
    Purpose: At this meeting the Committee will hear presentations 
and hold discussions on several health data policy topics. On the 
morning and afternoon of the first day the Committee will hear 
updates from the Department and status reports from its 
subcommittees as well as a presentation from the Robert Graham 
Center on harmonizing primary care standards.
    On the morning of the second day the Committee will hear an 
update from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health 
Information Technology (ONCHIT) followed by Committee actions on 
selected topics from the subcommittees. In the afternoon there will 
be a follow up discussion to the ONCHIT presentation and an update 
from the subcommittees on current and planned activities. There will 
be a short discussion of future agendas before the meeting adjourns.
    The times shown above are for the full Committee meeting. 
Subcommittee breakout sessions are scheduled for late in the 
afternoon of the first day in the morning prior to the full 
Committee meeting on the second day. Agendas for these breakout 
sessions will be posted on the NCVHS Web site (URL below) when 
available.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Substantive program information as 
well as summaries of meetings and a roster of committee members may be 
obtained from Marjorie S. Greenberg, Executive Secretary, NCVHS, 
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, 
telephone (301) 458-4245. Information also is available on the NCVHS 
home page of the HHS Web Site: http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/, where further 
information including an agenda will be posted when available.
    Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the CDC 
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity on (301) 458-4EEO (4336) as soon 
as possible.

    Dated: November 19, 2007.
James Scanlon,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (SDP), Office of 
the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 07-5876 Filed 11-29-07; 8:45 am]
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