Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, 8288-8289 [2018-03812]

Download as PDF 8288 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 38 / Monday, February 26, 2018 / Notices members, including two co-chairs. The Committee membership maintains a balance of diverse experiences and expertise. Those requesting consideration require expertise in areas such as: Public health; epidemiology; laboratory practice; immunology; infectious diseases; behavioral health and science including, but not limited to opioid use and related expertise; health education; healthcare delivery; state health programs; clinical care; preventive health; medical education; health services and clinical research; and healthcare financing. In addition, people living with HIV and affected populations as well as individuals employed by state and local health and education agencies, HIV/viral hepatitis/ STD community-based organizations, and the ethics or religious community are encouraged to submit nomination packages for consideration. Current federal employees will not be considered. Written nominations for membership to the Committee must be received on or before May 30, 2018. Packages received after this time will not be considered for the current membership cycle. (See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below, for required documentation.) DATES: Submit your electronic nomination package by electronic mail to CHACAdvisoryComm@hrsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Holly Berilla, HRSA, HIV/AIDS Bureau by email at CHACAdvisoryComm@ hrsa.gov or by telephone at (301) 443– 9965. A copy of the Committee Charter and background information can be obtained by accessing the Advisory Committee website at https:// www.cdc.gov/maso/facm/ facmchachspt.html. ADDRESSES: The CDC/ HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment was established under Section 222 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, [42 U.S.C. Section 217a], as amended. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Administrator, HRSA regarding objectives, strategies, policies, and priorities for HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STD prevention and treatment efforts including surveillance of HIV infection, AIDS, viral hepatitis, and other STDs, and related behaviors; epidemiologic, behavioral, health services, and laboratory research on HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; identification of policy issues related to HIV/viral hepatitis/STD professional daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Feb 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 education, patient healthcare delivery, and prevention services; Agency policies about prevention of HIV, viral hepatitis and other STDs, treatment, healthcare delivery, and research and training; strategic issues influencing the ability of CDC and HRSA to fulfill their missions of providing prevention and treatment services; programmatic efforts to prevent and treat HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; and support to the Agencies in their developoment of responses to emerging health needs related to HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs. Members selected will be considered special government employees (SGEs) and may be invited to serve four (4) year terms. SGEs are eligible to receive a stipend and reimbursement for per diem and any travel expenses incurred for attending Committee meetings, as authorized by section 5 U.S.C. 5703 for persons employed intermittently in government service. Approved nominees will be invited to serve during calendar year 2019. The following information must be included in the electronic nomination package for each individual to be considered for nomination: (1) A statement clearly indicating the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific attributes such as experience, education, current affiliations, positions, etc.), and that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominee’s name, address, and daytime telephone number and the home/or work address, and email address; and (3) a current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Nomination packages may be summited directly by the individual being nominated or by the person/organization recommending the candidate. HHS is required to ensure that the membership of the Committee is balanced in terms of points of view represented. Every effort is made to ensure that individuals from a broad representation of geographic areas, gender, ethnic and minority groups, as well as individuals with disabilities are given consideration for membership and therefore, HHS encourages nominations of qualified candidates from these groups. HHS also encourages geographic diversity in the composition of the Committee. Appointments shall be made without discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Individuals who are selected for appointment will be required to provide detailed information regarding their financial holdings, consultancies, and PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 research grants or contracts. Disclosure of this information is necessary in order to determine if the selected candidate is involved in any activity that may pose a potential conflict with the official duties to be performed as a member of the Committee. Amy McNulty, Acting Director, HRSA, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2018–03853 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled for the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). This meeting will be open to the public. Information about the ACCV and the agenda for this meeting can be obtained by accessing the following website: http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/ index.html. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on March 8, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. ET. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via Adobe Connect meeting and conference call. This is not an in-person meeting. The public can join the meeting by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the conference phone number (800) 988– 0218 and providing the following information: Leader Name: Dr. Narayan Nair. Password: 9302948. 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACCV Adobe Connect Meeting using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/accv/. Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/ help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. DATES: E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 38 / Monday, February 26, 2018 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requesting information regarding the ACCV should contact Annie Herzog, Program Analyst, Division of Injury Compensation Programs (DICP), HRSA in one of three ways: (1) Send a request to the following address: Annie Herzog, Program Analyst, DICP, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 08N146B, Rockville, Maryland 20857; (2) call (301) 443–6593; or (3) send an email to aherzog@hrsa.gov. The ACCV will meet on Thursday, March 8, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. via Adobe Connect Meeting; however, meeting times and information to join the meeting and/or conference call could change. For the latest information regarding meeting start time and information to join the meeting and/or conference call, please check the ACCV website: http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/ index.html. The ACCV was established by section 2119 of the Public Health Service Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 300aa–19), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99–660, and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of HHS (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Other activities of the ACCV include: Recommending changes to the Vaccine Injury Table at its own initiative or as the result of the filing of a petition; advising the Secretary in implementing section 2127 of the Act regarding the need for childhood vaccination products that result in fewer or no significant adverse reactions; surveying federal, state, and local programs and activities related to gathering information on injuries associated with the administration of childhood vaccines, including the adverse reaction reporting requirements of section 2125(b) of the Act; advising the Secretary on the methods of obtaining, compiling, publishing, and using credible data related to the frequency and severity of adverse reactions associated with childhood vaccines; consulting on the development or revision of Vaccine Information Statements; and, recommending to the Director of the National Vaccine Program research related to vaccine injuries which should be conducted to carry out the VICP. The agenda items for the March 8, 2018, meeting will include, but are not limited to, updates from DICP, Department of Justice (DOJ), National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO), Immunization Safety Office (Centers for daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Feb 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 Disease Control and Prevention), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health) and Center for Biologics, Evaluation and Research (Food and Drug Administration). A draft agenda and additional meeting materials will be posted on the ACCV website: http:// www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/ childhoodvaccines/index.html prior to the meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to make oral comments or provide written comments to the ACCV should be sent to Annie Herzog by March 5, 2018, using the address and phone number above. Individuals who plan to participate and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify Annie Herzog, using the address and phone number above at least 10 days prior to the meeting. Amy McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2018–03812 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings 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 Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Special Emphasis Panel; NIAAA Member Conflict Applications. Date: March 27, 2018. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8289 Place: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ranga Srinivas, Ph.D., Chief, Extramural Project Review Branch, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 5365 Fishers Lane, Room 2085, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 451–2067, srinivar@ mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Special Emphasis Panel; NIAAA Member Conflict Applications—AA3. Date: April 2, 2018. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ranga Srinivas, Ph.D., Chief, Extramural Project Review Branch, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 5365 Fishers Lane, Room 2085, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 451–2067, srinivar@ mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Initial Review Group; Epidemiology, Prevention and Behavior Research Review Subcommittee. Date: June 4, 2018. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Terrace Level Conference Room 508, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Anna Ghambaryan, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Extramural Project Review Branch, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 5365 Fishers Lane, Room 2019, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 443–4032, anna.ghambaryan@nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Initial Review Group; Clinical, Treatment and Health Services Research Review Subcommittee. Date: June 15, 2018. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside, 4875 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92106. Contact Person: Ranga Srinivas, Ph.D., Chief, Extramural Project Review Branch, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 5365 Fishers Lane, Room 2085, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 451–2067, srinivar@ mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.271, Alcohol Research Career Development Awards for Scientists and Clinicians; 93.272, Alcohol National Research Service Awards for Research Training; 93.273, Alcohol Research Programs; E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 38 (Monday, February 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8288-8289]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-03812]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Service Administration


Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines

AGENCY: Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice 
is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled for the Advisory Commission 
on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). This meeting will be open to the public. 
Information about the ACCV and the agenda for this meeting can be 
obtained by accessing the following website: http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/index.html.

DATES: The meeting will be held on March 8, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via Adobe Connect meeting and 
conference call. This is not an in-person meeting. The public can join 
the meeting by:
    1. (Audio Portion) Calling the conference phone number (800) 988-
0218 and providing the following information:
    Leader Name: Dr. Narayan Nair.
    Password: 9302948.
    2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACCV Adobe Connect Meeting 
using the following URL: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/accv/. 
Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in 
order for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe 
Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: 
https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requesting information 
regarding the ACCV should contact Annie Herzog, Program Analyst, 
Division of Injury Compensation Programs (DICP), HRSA in one of three 
ways: (1) Send a request to the following address: Annie Herzog, 
Program Analyst, DICP, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 08N146B, Rockville, 
Maryland 20857; (2) call (301) 443-6593; or (3) send an email to 
[email protected].
    The ACCV will meet on Thursday, March 8, 2018, beginning at 10:00 
a.m. via Adobe Connect Meeting; however, meeting times and information 
to join the meeting and/or conference call could change. For the latest 
information regarding meeting start time and information to join the 
meeting and/or conference call, please check the ACCV website: http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/index.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACCV was established by section 2119 of 
the Public Health Service Act (the Act) (42 U.S.C. 300aa-19), as 
enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99-660, and as subsequently amended, 
and advises the Secretary of HHS (the Secretary) on issues related to 
implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program 
(VICP).
    Other activities of the ACCV include: Recommending changes to the 
Vaccine Injury Table at its own initiative or as the result of the 
filing of a petition; advising the Secretary in implementing section 
2127 of the Act regarding the need for childhood vaccination products 
that result in fewer or no significant adverse reactions; surveying 
federal, state, and local programs and activities related to gathering 
information on injuries associated with the administration of childhood 
vaccines, including the adverse reaction reporting requirements of 
section 2125(b) of the Act; advising the Secretary on the methods of 
obtaining, compiling, publishing, and using credible data related to 
the frequency and severity of adverse reactions associated with 
childhood vaccines; consulting on the development or revision of 
Vaccine Information Statements; and, recommending to the Director of 
the National Vaccine Program research related to vaccine injuries which 
should be conducted to carry out the VICP.
    The agenda items for the March 8, 2018, meeting will include, but 
are not limited to, updates from DICP, Department of Justice (DOJ), 
National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO), Immunization Safety Office 
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), National Institute of 
Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health) and 
Center for Biologics, Evaluation and Research (Food and Drug 
Administration). A draft agenda and additional meeting materials will 
be posted on the ACCV website: http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/childhoodvaccines/index.html prior to the meeting. Agenda items are 
subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide 
comments. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested 
and may be limited as time allows. Requests to make oral comments or 
provide written comments to the ACCV should be sent to Annie Herzog by 
March 5, 2018, using the address and phone number above. Individuals 
who plan to participate and need special assistance, such as sign 
language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should 
notify Annie Herzog, using the address and phone number above at least 
10 days prior to the meeting.

Amy McNulty,
Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2018-03812 Filed 2-23-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4165-15-P