Announcement of Third Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, 28827 [E8-11071]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 97 / Monday, May 19, 2008 / Notices the public who wish to have printed material distributed to NVAC members should submit materials to the Executive Secretary, NVAC, through the contact person listed above prior to close of business May 30, 2008. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should e-mail nvpo@hhs.gov or call 202–690–5566. Dated: May 12, 2008. Bruce Gellin, Director, National Vaccine Program Office. [FR Doc. E8–11065 Filed 5–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–44–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Announcement of Third Meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Authority: 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The Committee is governed by the provision of Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the third meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020. All Committee meetings are open to the public. The Committee will review the nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives and efforts to develop goals and objectives to improve the health status and reduce health risks for Americans by the year 2020. The Committee will provide to the Secretary of Health and Human Services advice and consultation to facilitate the process for developing and implementing the next iteration of national health promotion and disease prevention goals and objectives and provide advice for initiatives to occur during the initial implementation phase of the goals and objectives. HHS will use the advice that is provided to develop recommendations to form the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020 and the process for implementing the objectives. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:18 May 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 The intent is to develop and launch objectives designed to improve the health status and reduce health risks for Americans by the year 2020. DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, June 5, 2008 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., and Friday, June 6, 2008 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, located at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carter Blakey, Designated Federal Officer, Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Room LL–100, Rockville, MD 20852, (240) 453–8254 (telephone), (240) 453–8281 (fax). Additional information is available on the Internet at http://www.healthypeople.gov. Registration questions may be directed to Hilary Scherer at HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634–9374 (phone), or (301) 634–9301 (fax). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The names of the 13 members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 are available at http:// www.healthypeople.gov. Purpose of Meeting: The Committee will consider the work of its various subcommittees, hear presentations on select topics, and deliberate next steps. The Committee will also hear oral comments from the public to help inform them as they prepare their recommendations to the Secretary. Every 10 years, through the Healthy People initiative, HHS leverages scientific insights and lessons from the past decade, along with the new knowledge of current data, trends, and innovations to develop the next iteration of national health promotion and disease prevention objectives. Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. Healthy People 2020 will reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing public health priorities, and emerging technologies related to our nation’s health preparedness and prevention. Public Participation at Meeting: Members of the public are invited to observe the Committee meeting. A portion of the meeting agenda will be allocated for committee members to PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28827 hear public comments. All individuals wishing to observe and/or make comments must pre-register at http:// www.healthypeople.gov. Due to time constraints, a limited number of scheduled time slots for public comments will be available on a firstcome-first-served basis through preregistration. Comments will also be limited to 1–2 minutes per individual. Attendees that do not pre-register to make comments cannot be guaranteed an opportunity to have his or her comments heard during the meeting. Individuals are encouraged to submit their comments in writing in advance of the meeting through the pre-registration process. Written comments are also welcome throughout the development process of the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020. They can be submitted through the Healthy People Web site at: http:// www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/ comments/ or they can be e-mailed to HP2020@hhs.gov. Registrations must be completed by 5:30 p.m. EST on Monday, June 2, 2008. Space for the meeting is limited. Registrations will be accepted until maximum room capacity is reached. A waiting list will be maintained should registrations exceed room capacity. Individuals on the waiting list will be contacted as additional space for the meeting becomes available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated contact person. Dated: May 13, 2008. Penelope Slade Royall, RADM, USPHS, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Disease Prevention and Health Promotion), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. [FR Doc. E8–11071 Filed 5–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–32–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Solicitation for Public Comments Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that the National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) is seeking comments on a draft document that has been prepared for presentation to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC). E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 97 (Monday, May 19, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-11071]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Announcement of Third Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory 
Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 
Objectives for 2020

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Disease 
Prevention and Health Promotion.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health 
Service Act, as amended. The Committee is governed by the provision 
of Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets 
forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
announces the third meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on 
National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020. 
All Committee meetings are open to the public. The Committee will 
review the nation's health promotion and disease prevention objectives 
and efforts to develop goals and objectives to improve the health 
status and reduce health risks for Americans by the year 2020. The 
Committee will provide to the Secretary of Health and Human Services 
advice and consultation to facilitate the process for developing and 
implementing the next iteration of national health promotion and 
disease prevention goals and objectives and provide advice for 
initiatives to occur during the initial implementation phase of the 
goals and objectives. HHS will use the advice that is provided to 
develop recommendations to form the national health promotion and 
disease prevention objectives for 2020 and the process for implementing 
the objectives. The intent is to develop and launch objectives designed 
to improve the health status and reduce health risks for Americans by 
the year 2020.

DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, June 5, 2008 from 9 a.m. 
until 5:30 p.m., and Friday, June 6, 2008 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City 
at Reagan National Airport, located at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, 
Arlington, Virginia 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carter Blakey, Designated Federal 
Officer, Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion 
and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, U.S. Department of Health 
and Human Services, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of 
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Room LL-
100, Rockville, MD 20852, (240) 453-8254 (telephone), (240) 453-8281 
(fax). Additional information is available on the Internet at http://
www.healthypeople.gov. Registration questions may be directed to Hilary 
Scherer at HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634-9374 (phone), or (301) 
634-9301 (fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The names of the 13 members of the 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease 
Prevention Objectives for 2020 are available at http://
www.healthypeople.gov.
    Purpose of Meeting: The Committee will consider the work of its 
various subcommittees, hear presentations on select topics, and 
deliberate next steps. The Committee will also hear oral comments from 
the public to help inform them as they prepare their recommendations to 
the Secretary. Every 10 years, through the Healthy People initiative, 
HHS leverages scientific insights and lessons from the past decade, 
along with the new knowledge of current data, trends, and innovations 
to develop the next iteration of national health promotion and disease 
prevention objectives. Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year 
national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. 
Healthy People 2020 will reflect assessments of major risks to health 
and wellness, changing public health priorities, and emerging 
technologies related to our nation's health preparedness and 
prevention.
    Public Participation at Meeting: Members of the public are invited 
to observe the Committee meeting. A portion of the meeting agenda will 
be allocated for committee members to hear public comments. All 
individuals wishing to observe and/or make comments must pre-register 
at http://www.healthypeople.gov. Due to time constraints, a limited 
number of scheduled time slots for public comments will be available on 
a first-come-first-served basis through pre-registration. Comments will 
also be limited to 1-2 minutes per individual. Attendees that do not 
pre-register to make comments cannot be guaranteed an opportunity to 
have his or her comments heard during the meeting. Individuals are 
encouraged to submit their comments in writing in advance of the 
meeting through the pre-registration process. Written comments are also 
welcome throughout the development process of the national health 
promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020. They can be 
submitted through the Healthy People Web site at: http://
www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/comments/ or they can be e-mailed to 
HP2020@hhs.gov.
    Registrations must be completed by 5:30 p.m. EST on Monday, June 2, 
2008. Space for the meeting is limited. Registrations will be accepted 
until maximum room capacity is reached. A waiting list will be 
maintained should registrations exceed room capacity. Individuals on 
the waiting list will be contacted as additional space for the meeting 
becomes available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special 
assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable 
accommodations, should notify the designated contact person.

    Dated: May 13, 2008.
Penelope Slade Royall,
RADM, USPHS, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Disease Prevention 
and Health Promotion), Office of Disease Prevention and Health 
Promotion.
 [FR Doc. E8-11071 Filed 5-16-08; 8:45 am]
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