Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Evaluation of the Brain Disorders in the Developing World Program of the John E. Fogarty International Center, 19723-19724 [2013-07555]

Download as PDF 19723 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 63 / Tuesday, April 2, 2013 / Notices the quality, utility, and clarity of the information being collected; and (f) ways to minimize the public burden through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Send Comments and Requests for Further Information: For the proposed collection or requests to obtain a copy of the data collection instrument(s) and instructions to: Paul R. Fowler D.O., J.D., Risk Management Officer, 801 Thompson Avenue, TMP, Suite 331, Rockville, MD 20852, call non-toll free (301) 443–6372, send via facsimile to (301) 594–6213, or send your email requests, comments, and return address to: paul.fowler@ihs.gov. Comment Due Date: Your comments regarding this information collection is best assured of having full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Dated: March 26, 2013. Yvette Roubideaux, Director, Indian Health Service. [FR Doc. 2013–07596 Filed 4–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–16–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Evaluation of the Brain Disorders in the Developing World Program of the John E. Fogarty International Center In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the John E. Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH), will publish periodic summaries of proposed SUMMARY: International Center (FIC), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Need and Use of Information Collection: This study seeks to evaluate the management, effectiveness, and outcomes of the Brain Disorders in the Developing World extramural research program administered by the John E. Fogarty International Center of the NIH. The purpose of the Brain Disorders in the Developing World Program is to develop collaborative research and capacity building projects on brain disorders throughout life relevant to low- and middle-income countries. Awardees are expected to develop innovative projects that contribute to the long-term goal of building sustainable research capacity in nervous system function and impairment throughout life. Between FY 2003 and 2012, a total of 132 awards were made under the Brain Disorders program, and the total investment by Fogarty and its partners at NIH has been approximately $75 million. The findings of this evaluation study will provide valuable information concerning: (1) Whether and how the program has met its goal of supporting research and research capacity-building on brain disorders in low- and middle-income countries; (2) the extent to which the program as implemented functions efficiently and effectively; (3) the extent to which the program is consistent with the strategic priorities of Fogarty and its partners at NIH; (4) opportunities to improve upon the current implementation of the program if NIH chooses to continue supporting it; and (5) models, best practices, and lessons learned that may be applicable to other NIH programs, now and in the future. OMB approval is requested for 1 year. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 151. projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Dr. Rachel Sturke, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, 16 Center Drive, Building 16, Room 202, Bethesda, MD 20892, or call non-toll-free number 301– 496–1491, or Email your request, including your address to: sturkerachel@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Proposed Collection: Evaluation of the Brain Disorders in the Developing World Program of the John E. Fogarty International Center, 0925–New, Fogarty ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Awardee Interviews (LMIC) .............................................. Awardee Interviews (US) .................................................. Trainee Interviews ............................................................. Awardee Survey (LMIC) ................................................... Awardee Survey (US) ....................................................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:35 Apr 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 Number of respondents Type of respondent Form name PO 00000 Researchers Researchers Researchers Researchers Researchers Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 30 30 15 115 114 1 1 1 1 1 ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... 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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 Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse. Date: May 7–8, 2013. Closed: May 7, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Conference Rooms C & D, Rockville, MD 20852. Open: May 8, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: This portion of the meeting will be open to the public for announcements and reports of administrative, legislative and program developments in the drug abuse field. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Conference Rooms C & D, Rockville, MD 20852. Contact Person: Mark Swieter, Ph.D., Acting Director, Office of Extramural Affairs, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, DHHS, Room 4243, MSC 9550, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892– 9550, (301) 435–1389, ms80x@nih.gov. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:35 Apr 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments to the committee may notify the Contact Person listed on this notice at least 10 days in advance of the meeting. Interested individuals and representatives of organizations may submit a letter of intent, a brief description of the organization represented, and a short description of the oral presentation. 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Contact Person: Mary Clare Walker, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5208, MSC 7852, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1165, walkermc@csr.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: March 27, 2013. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–07566 Filed 4–1–13; 8:45 am] National Institutes of Health BILLING CODE 4140–01–P Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request; Evaluation of the 
Brain Disorders in the Developing World Program of the John E. Fogarty 
International Center

SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment 
on proposed data collection projects, the John E. Fogarty International 
Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH), will publish periodic 
summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
    Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) 
Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond, including the 
use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    To Submit Comments and for Further Information: To obtain a copy of 
the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, 
or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Dr. 
Rachel Sturke, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of 
Health, 16 Center Drive, Building 16, Room 202, Bethesda, MD 20892, or 
call non-toll-free number 301-496-1491, or Email your request, 
including your address to: sturkerachel@mail.nih.gov. Formal requests 
for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing.
    Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection 
are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days 
of the date of this publication.
    Proposed Collection: Evaluation of the Brain Disorders in the 
Developing World Program of the John E. Fogarty International Center, 
0925-New, Fogarty International Center (FIC), National Institutes of 
Health (NIH).
    Need and Use of Information Collection: This study seeks to 
evaluate the management, effectiveness, and outcomes of the Brain 
Disorders in the Developing World extramural research program 
administered by the John E. Fogarty International Center of the NIH. 
The purpose of the Brain Disorders in the Developing World Program is 
to develop collaborative research and capacity building projects on 
brain disorders throughout life relevant to low- and middle-income 
countries. Awardees are expected to develop innovative projects that 
contribute to the long-term goal of building sustainable research 
capacity in nervous system function and impairment throughout life. 
Between FY 2003 and 2012, a total of 132 awards were made under the 
Brain Disorders program, and the total investment by Fogarty and its 
partners at NIH has been approximately $75 million. The findings of 
this evaluation study will provide valuable information concerning: (1) 
Whether and how the program has met its goal of supporting research and 
research capacity-building on brain disorders in low- and middle-income 
countries; (2) the extent to which the program as implemented functions 
efficiently and effectively; (3) the extent to which the program is 
consistent with the strategic priorities of Fogarty and its partners at 
NIH; (4) opportunities to improve upon the current implementation of 
the program if NIH chooses to continue supporting it; and (5) models, 
best practices, and lessons learned that may be applicable to other NIH 
programs, now and in the future.
    OMB approval is requested for 1 year. There are no costs to 
respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized 
burden hours are 151.

                                                            Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                   Form name                               Type of  respondent              respondents    responses per   response  (in    burden hour
                                                                                                            respondent        hours)
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Awardee Interviews (LMIC)......................  Researchers............................              30               1               1              30
Awardee Interviews (US)........................  Researchers............................              30               1               1              30
Trainee Interviews.............................  Researchers............................              15               1               1              15
Awardee Survey (LMIC)..........................  Researchers............................             115               1           20/60              38
Awardee Survey (US)............................  Researchers............................             114               1           20/60              38
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    Dated: March 18, 2013.
Dexter Collins,
Executive Officer, John E. Fogarty International Center, National 
Institutes of Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-07555 Filed 4-1-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4140-01-P