National Advisory Council on Migrant Health; Notice of Meeting, 14993 [E9-7435]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 62 / Thursday, April 2, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; 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 the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Dates and Times: May 7, 2009, 1 p.m.–4:45 p.m.; May 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; and May 9, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Place: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, 1201 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. Phone: 215–625–2900. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Agenda: The Council will be convening in Philadelphia, PA to hear updates from the Agency, discuss recruitment strategies for the NHSC and address current workforce issues. The Council will also participate in a regional town hall meeting sponsored by the NHSC. For Further Information Contact: Jeanean Willis-Marsh, Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 8A–46, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; e-mail: JWillis@hrsa.gov; telephone: 301–449–4494. Dated: March 26, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–7424 Filed 4–1–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on Migrant Health; Notice of Meeting mstockstill on PROD1PC66 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: National Advisory Council on Migrant Health. Dates and Times: May 14, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Place: Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel, 200 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205, Telephone: (210) 222–1400, Fax: (210) 270–0761. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss services and issues related to the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families and to formulate 17:43 Apr 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: March 27, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–7435 Filed 4–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of Request for Nominations. BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 recommendations for the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Agenda: The agenda includes an overview of the Council’s general business activities. The Council will also hear presentations from experts on farmworker issues, including the status of farmworker health at the local and national levels. The Council meeting is being held in conjunction with the National Farmworker Health Conference sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers, which is being held in San Antonio, Texas, May 12–14, 2009. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities indicate. For Further Information Contact: Gladys Cate, Office of Minority and Special Populations, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 594–0367. SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill two (2) vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. The Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary, HHS) is soliciting nominations for individuals with expertise either in ethics or infectious diseases. Authority: The Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (Committee) was established under section 1111 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, 42 U.S.C. 300b-10, as amended in the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2008 (Act). The Committee is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The agency must receive nominations on or before May 18, 2009. ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted to Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., PhD, Designated Federal Official and Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14993 Newborns and Children, at: Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 18A–19, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Nominations will not be accepted by e-mail or facsimile. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Alaina M. Harris, Genetic Services Branch, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, at aharris@hrsa.gov or (301) 443–0721. A copy of the Committee Charter and list of the current membership can be obtained by contacting Ms. Harris or by accessing the Advisory Committee web site at http://www.hrsa.gov/ heritabledisorderscommittee/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title XXVI of the Children’s Health Act of 2000, ‘‘Screening for Heritable Disorders,’’ enacted sections 1109, 1110, and 1111 of the PHS Act. This Act established grant programs to improve the ability of States to provide newborn and child screening for heritable disorders (section 1109) and for evaluating the effectiveness of screening, counseling or health care services in reducing the morbidity and mortality caused by heritable disorders in newborns and children (section 1110). On April 24, 2008, this Act was reauthorized and programs and activities for sections 1109, 1110, and 1111 were expanded by the ‘‘Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2008’’ which also added sections 1112, 1113, 1114, 1115 and 1116. Section 1112 establishes a clearinghouse of newborn screening; section 1113 establishes a program for laboratory quality; section 1114 establishes an Interagency Coordinating Committee on Newborn and Child Screening (ICC); section 1115 establishes a national contingency plan for newborn screening; and section 1116 establishes the Hunter Kelly newborn screening research program. The Secretary, HHS, was directed under section 1111 to establish an Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (Committee). The Committee provides to the Secretary advice about aspects of newborn and childhood screening and technical information for the development of policies and priorities that will enhance the ability of the State and local health agencies to provide for newborn and child screening, counseling and health care services for newborns and children having or at risk for heritable disorders. The Committee also makes recommendations, gives advice, or provides information to the Secretary about the grant program established under section 1109 of the E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


National Advisory Council on Migrant Health; 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 Migrant Health.
    Dates and Times: May 14, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15, 2009, 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Place: Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel, 200 South Alamo Street, San 
Antonio, Texas 78205, Telephone: (210) 222-1400, Fax: (210) 270-
0761.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss services and 
issues related to the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and 
their families and to formulate recommendations for the Secretary of 
Health and Human Services.
    Agenda: The agenda includes an overview of the Council's general 
business activities. The Council will also hear presentations from 
experts on farmworker issues, including the status of farmworker 
health at the local and national levels.
    The Council meeting is being held in conjunction with the 
National Farmworker Health Conference sponsored by the National 
Association of Community Health Centers, which is being held in San 
Antonio, Texas, May 12-14, 2009.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities indicate.
    For Further Information Contact: Gladys Cate, Office of Minority 
and Special Populations, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health 
Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Maryland 
20857; telephone (301) 594-0367.

    Dated: March 27, 2009.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. E9-7435 Filed 4-1-09; 8:45 am]
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