National Forum for State and Territorial Chief Executives (National Forum) Program Cooperative Agreement, 17658 [2011-7444]

Download as PDF 17658 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2011 / Notices III. What are the topics we intend to address at the public workshop? We intend to discuss a large number of issues at the workshop, including, but not limited to the following: • Establishment of the MDEpiNet infrastructure, • Gaps and challenges in medical device outcomes and epidemiologic studies, • Opportunities for medical device epidemiologic research and partnerships between the Center for Devices and Radiological Health and academia. IV. Where can I find out more about this public workshop? Background information on the public workshop, registration information, the agenda, information about lodging, and other relevant information will be posted, as it becomes available, on the Internet at http://fda-ws.s-3.net/ EpiNetWSApr11/. Dated: March 25, 2011. Leslie Kux, Acting Assistant Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–7434 Filed 3–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Forum for State and Territorial Chief Executives (National Forum) Program Cooperative Agreement Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS. ACTION: Notice of Non-competitive OneYear Extension With Funds for the National Forum for State and Territorial Chief Executives (National Forum) Program Cooperative Agreement. Original Period of Support: April 1, 2008, to March 31, 2011. Amount of Supplement Award: $160,000. Authority: Sections 241 and 301 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 238J and 241 respectively). CFDA Number: 93.224. Justification for the Exception to Competition: The National Forum cooperative agreement provides a unique vehicle for HRSA to collaborate with the Nation’s governors on their shared priorities, and provides opportunities through which governors can build on lessons others states have learned in addressing similar health policy challenges. A 1-year extension with funds will allow the National Forum to facilitate ongoing communication on emerging strategies addressing common priorities, public health policy, and governance issues affecting States and Territories thereby allowing HRSA to reevaluate the focus and implementation of this Program prior to the FY 2012 competition for the next 3-year project period. Further funding beyond March 31, 2012, will be competitively awarded in FY 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Pincus, Director, Office of Policy Analysis, HRSA, via e-mail: mpincus@hrsa.gov or via telephone: 301–443–5911. Dated: March 23, 2011. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2011–7444 Filed 3–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P AGENCY: HRSA will be providing a one-year extension with funds in the amount authorized in fiscal year (FY) 2010 to support activities that focus on cross-cutting publicly-funded health program integration and health access issues identified by the State and Territory governors and their senior health policy advisors, including addressing the needs of uninsured, underinsured and special needs populations, oral health, border health and health information technology as well as HRSA’s overall strategic goals. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Cooperative Agreement Recipient of Record: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA), Washington, DC. 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PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Name of Committee: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; NIDDK Central Repositories Non-Renewable Sample Access (X01)-Hepatitis C. Date: April 26, 2011. Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Two Democracy Plaza, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call) Contact Person: Najma Begum, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Review Branch, DEA, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Room 749, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892–5452, (301) 594–8894, begumn@niddk.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.847, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research; 93.848, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research; 93.849, Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: March 24, 2011. Jennifer S. 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Name of Committee: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; ‘‘Mouse Resource’’. Date: April 20, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817, (Telephone Conference Call) Contact Person: Gregory P. Jarosik, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Scientific E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2011)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


National Forum for State and Territorial Chief Executives 
(National Forum) Program Cooperative Agreement

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS.

ACTION: Notice of Non-competitive One-Year Extension With Funds for the 
National Forum for State and Territorial Chief Executives (National 
Forum) Program Cooperative Agreement.

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SUMMARY: HRSA will be providing a one-year extension with funds in the 
amount authorized in fiscal year (FY) 2010 to support activities that 
focus on cross-cutting publicly-funded health program integration and 
health access issues identified by the State and Territory governors 
and their senior health policy advisors, including addressing the needs 
of uninsured, underinsured and special needs populations, oral health, 
border health and health information technology as well as HRSA's 
overall strategic goals.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Cooperative Agreement Recipient of Record: National Governors 
Association Center for Best Practices (NGA), Washington, DC.
    Original Period of Support: April 1, 2008, to March 31, 2011.
    Amount of Supplement Award: $160,000.
    Authority: Sections 241 and 301 of the Public Health Service Act, 
as amended (42 U.S.C. 238J and 241 respectively).
    CFDA Number: 93.224.
    Justification for the Exception to Competition: The National Forum 
cooperative agreement provides a unique vehicle for HRSA to collaborate 
with the Nation's governors on their shared priorities, and provides 
opportunities through which governors can build on lessons others 
states have learned in addressing similar health policy challenges. A 
1-year extension with funds will allow the National Forum to facilitate 
ongoing communication on emerging strategies addressing common 
priorities, public health policy, and governance issues affecting 
States and Territories thereby allowing HRSA to reevaluate the focus 
and implementation of this Program prior to the FY 2012 competition for 
the next 3-year project period. Further funding beyond March 31, 2012, 
will be competitively awarded in FY 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Pincus, Director, Office of 
Policy Analysis, HRSA, via e-mail: mpincus@hrsa.gov or via telephone: 
301-443-5911.

    Dated: March 23, 2011.
Mary K. Wakefield,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-7444 Filed 3-29-11; 8:45 am]
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