Announcement of Fifth Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, 48213 [E8-19103]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 160 / Monday, August 18, 2008 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 13, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–19080 Filed 8–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Announcement of Fifth 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: sroberts on PROD1PC70 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 fifth in a series of federal advisory committee meetings regarding the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020 to be held in Washington, DC. This meeting will be open to the public. The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 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 for developing and implementing the next iteration of national health promotion and disease prevention goals and objectives and provide recommendations for initiatives to occur during the initial implementation phase of the goals and objectives. HHS will use the recommendations to inform the development of 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 for two days: September 4, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:50 Aug 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 September 5, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held online, via WebEx software. For detailed instructions about how to make sure that your windows computer and browser is set up for WebEx, please visit the ‘‘Secretary’s Advisory Committee’’ page of the Healthy People Web site at: http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/ advisory/default.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emmeline Ochiai, 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) 453–8259 (telephone), (240) 453–8281 (fax). Additional information is available on the Internet at http://www.healthypeople.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting: 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. Since 1979, Healthy People has set and monitored national health objectives to meet a broad range of health needs, encourage collaborations across sectors, guide individuals toward making informed health decisions, and measure the impact of our prevention and health promotion activities. Healthy People 2020 will reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing public health priorities, and emerging issues related to our nation’s health preparedness and prevention. Public Participation at Meeting: Members of the public are invited to listen to the online Advisory Committee meeting. There will be no opportunity for oral public comments during the online Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 meeting. Written comments, however, are 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. Please note that the PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48213 public comment Web site will be updated throughout the Healthy People development process, so people should return to the site frequently and provide their input. To listen to the Committee meeting, individuals must pre-register to attend the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 at the Healthy People Web site located at http://www.healthypeople.gov. Participation in the meeting is limited. Registrations will be accepted until maximum WebEx capacity is reached and must be completed by close of business Eastern Daylight Time on September 2, 2008. A waiting list will be maintained should registrations exceed WebEx capacity. Individuals on the waiting list will be contacted as additional space for the meeting becomes available. Registration questions may be directed to Hilary Scherer at HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634– 9374 (phone) or (301) 634–9301 (fax). Dated: August 12, 2008. Carter Blakey, Acting Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. [FR Doc. E8–19103 Filed 8–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–32–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health announces the following committee meeting. Name: Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (ACCLPP). Times and Dates: October 29, 2008, 12:30 p.m.–5 p.m., October 30, 2008, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Place: The Westin San Diego, 400 West Broadway, San Diego, California 92101 Telephone: 619–338–3613, fax: 619–239– 4527. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 125 people. Purpose: The committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary; the Assistant Secretary for Health; and the CDC Director regarding new scientific knowledge and technologic developments and their practical implications for childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts. The committee also reviews and reports regularly on childhood E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 160 (Monday, August 18, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-19103]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Announcement of Fifth 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 fifth in a series of federal advisory committee meetings 
regarding the national health promotion and disease prevention 
objectives for 2020 to be held in Washington, DC. This meeting will be 
open to the public. The Secretary's Advisory Committee on National 
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 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 for developing and implementing the next iteration of 
national health promotion and disease prevention goals and objectives 
and provide recommendations for initiatives to occur during the initial 
implementation phase of the goals and objectives. HHS will use the 
recommendations to inform the development of 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 for two days: September 4, 2008 from 
10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and September 5, 2008 from 
10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held online, via WebEx software. For 
detailed instructions about how to make sure that your windows computer 
and browser is set up for WebEx, please visit the ``Secretary's 
Advisory Committee'' page of the Healthy People Web site at: http://
www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/advisory/default.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emmeline Ochiai, 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) 453-8259 (telephone), (240) 453-8281 
(fax). Additional information is available on the Internet at http://
www.healthypeople.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting: 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. Since 1979, Healthy People has set and 
monitored national health objectives to meet a broad range of health 
needs, encourage collaborations across sectors, guide individuals 
toward making informed health decisions, and measure the impact of our 
prevention and health promotion activities. Healthy People 2020 will 
reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing 
public health priorities, and emerging issues related to our nation's 
health preparedness and prevention.
    Public Participation at Meeting: Members of the public are invited 
to listen to the online Advisory Committee meeting. There will be no 
opportunity for oral public comments during the online Secretary's 
Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 
Objectives for 2020 meeting. Written comments, however, are 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. Please note that 
the public comment Web site will be updated throughout the Healthy 
People development process, so people should return to the site 
frequently and provide their input.
    To listen to the Committee meeting, individuals must pre-register 
to attend the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health 
Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 at the Healthy 
People Web site located at http://www.healthypeople.gov. Participation 
in the meeting is limited. Registrations will be accepted until maximum 
WebEx capacity is reached and must be completed by close of business 
Eastern Daylight Time on September 2, 2008. A waiting list will be 
maintained should registrations exceed WebEx capacity. Individuals on 
the waiting list will be contacted as additional space for the meeting 
becomes available.
    Registration questions may be directed to Hilary Scherer at 
HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634-9374 (phone) or (301) 634-9301 
(fax).

    Dated: August 12, 2008.
Carter Blakey,
Acting Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
[FR Doc. E8-19103 Filed 8-15-08; 8:45 am]
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