Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, 6012 [2019-03185]

Download as PDF 6012 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice announces that the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACOT and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACOT website at https://www.organdonor.gov/ about-dot/acot.html. DATES: April 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held by webinar. Members of the public can access the webinar link and conference call-in number at https:// www.organdonor.gov/about-dot/ acot.html. SUMMARY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walsh, Designated Federal Official, (DFO), at Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of Transplantation, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 8W60, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443– 6839; or RWalsh@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACOT advises the Secretary of HHS, through the HRSA Administrator, on all aspects of organ donation, procurement, allocation, and transplantation, and on such other matters that the Secretary determines; advises the Secretary on federal efforts to maximize the number of deceased donor organs made available for transplantation and to support the safety of living organ donation; at the request of the Secretary, reviews significant proposed Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) policies submitted for the Secretary’s approval to recommend whether they should be made enforceable; and provides expert input on the latest advances in the science of transplantation. During the April 16, 2019, meeting, ACOT will receive updates on recent activity of OPTN and discuss efforts to increase organ donation and transplantation. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the ACOT website for any updated information concerning the meeting. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Feb 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to ACOT should be sent to Robert Walsh, DFO, using the contact information above at least three business days before the meeting. Individuals who plan to participate in the webinar and need special assistance or other reasonable accommodations should notify Robert Walsh at the address and phone number listed above at least 10 business days before the meeting. Amy P. McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2019–03185 Filed 2–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice announces that the Secretary’s Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (ACBSCT) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACBSCT and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACBSCT website at https:// bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov/about/ advisory_council/meetings/index.html. DATES: May 7, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held by webinar. Members of the public can access the webinar link and conference call-in number at https:// www.organdonor.gov/about-dot/ acot.html. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walsh, Designated Federal Official, (DFO), at Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of Transplantation, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 8W60, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443– 6839; or RWalsh@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACBSCT provides advice and recommendations PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the Secretary of HHS and the HRSA Administrator on the activities of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program (CWBYCTP) and the National Cord Blood Inventory (NCBI) Program. The principal purpose of these programs is to make blood stem cells from adult donors and cord blood units available for patients who need a transplant to treat life-threatening conditions such as leukemia, and who lack a suitably matched relative who can be the donor. During the May 7, 2019, meeting, members of ACBSCT will discuss issues related utilization of cord blood for transplant and utilization of blood stem cells in cellular therapies. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the ACBSCT website for any updated information concerning the meeting. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to ACBSCT should be sent to Robert Walsh, DFO, using the contact information above at least three business days before the meeting. Individuals who plan to participate in the webinar and need special assistance or other reasonable accommodations should notify Robert Walsh at the address and phone number listed above at least 10 business days before the meeting. Amy P. McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2019–03184 Filed 2–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC) has scheduled public meetings for the 2019 calendar year SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 37 (Monday, February 25, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
this notice announces that the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Organ 
Transplantation (ACOT) has scheduled a public meeting. Information 
about ACOT and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACOT 
website at https://www.organdonor.gov/about-dot/acot.html.

DATES: April 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held by webinar. Members of the public 
can access the webinar link and conference call-in number at https://www.organdonor.gov/about-dot/acot.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Walsh, Designated Federal 
Official, (DFO), at Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of 
Transplantation, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, 8W60, Rockville, Maryland 
20857; 301-443-6839; or RWalsh@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ACOT advises the Secretary of HHS, through 
the HRSA Administrator, on all aspects of organ donation, procurement, 
allocation, and transplantation, and on such other matters that the 
Secretary determines; advises the Secretary on federal efforts to 
maximize the number of deceased donor organs made available for 
transplantation and to support the safety of living organ donation; at 
the request of the Secretary, reviews significant proposed Organ 
Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) policies submitted for 
the Secretary's approval to recommend whether they should be made 
enforceable; and provides expert input on the latest advances in the 
science of transplantation.
    During the April 16, 2019, meeting, ACOT will receive updates on 
recent activity of OPTN and discuss efforts to increase organ donation 
and transplantation. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities 
dictate. Refer to the ACOT website for any updated information 
concerning the meeting.
    Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide 
comments. Public participants may submit written statements in advance 
of the scheduled meeting. Oral comments will be honored in the order 
they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Requests to 
submit a written statement or make oral comments to ACOT should be sent 
to Robert Walsh, DFO, using the contact information above at least 
three business days before the meeting.
    Individuals who plan to participate in the webinar and need special 
assistance or other reasonable accommodations should notify Robert 
Walsh at the address and phone number listed above at least 10 business 
days before the meeting.

Amy P. McNulty,
Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2019-03185 Filed 2-22-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P