Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality, 29464 [2020-10447]

Download as PDF 29464 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 95 / Friday, May 15, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (ACIM) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACIM and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACIM website at https://www.hrsa.gov/ advisory-committees/infant-mortality/ index.html. SUMMARY: June 17, 2020, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and June 18, 2020, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via webinar. • The webinar link will be available at ACIM’s website 7 calendar days before the meeting: https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/ infant-mortality/index.html. • The conference call-in number will be available at ACIM’s website 7 calendar days before the meeting: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/infant-mortality/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juliann DeStefano, RN, MPH, at Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18N–84, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443–0883; or SACIM@ hrsa.gov. DATES: The ACIM is authorized by section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), as amended. The Committee is governed by provisions of Public Law 92–463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. App. 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of Advisory Committees. The ACIM advises the Secretary of HHS on department activities and programs directed at reducing infant mortality and improving the health status of pregnant women and infants. The ACIM represents a public-private partnership at the highest level to provide guidance and focus attention on the policies and resources required to address the reduction of infant mortality and the improvement of the health status of pregnant women and infants. With a focus on life course, the ACIM jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 May 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 addresses disparities in maternal health to improve maternal health outcomes, including preventing and reducing maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. The ACIM provides advice on how best to coordinate myriad federal, state, local, and private programs and efforts that are designed to deal with the health and social problems impacting infant mortality and maternal health, including implementation of the Healthy Start program and maternal and infant health objectives from the National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives. The agenda for the June 17–18, 2020, meeting is being finalized and may include the following: Updates from HRSA and MCHB, discussion of COVID–19 and infant and maternal health, and updates on priority topic areas for ACIM to address (equity, data, access, and quality of care). Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. The final meeting agenda will be available 7 calendar days prior to the meeting on the ACIM website: https:// www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/ infant-mortality/index.html. 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 the ACIM should be sent to Juliann DeStefano, using the contact information above at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance or another reasonable accommodation should notify Juliann DeStefano at the contact information listed above at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, NICHD. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, NICHD. Date: June 5, 2020. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Agenda: A report by the Acting Scientific Director, NICHD, on the status of the NICHD Division of Intramural Research; current organizational structure; to review and evaluate personnel qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: National Institutes of Health, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Teleconference). Contact Person: Mary C. Dasso, Ph.D., Acting Scientific Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 31A, Room 2A46, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 594–5984, dassom@ mail.nih.gov. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: https:// www.nichd.nih.gov/about/meetings/Pages/ index.aspx, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: May 11, 2020. Ronald J. Livingston, Jr., Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 95 (Friday, May 15, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality

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, this 
notice announces that the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Infant 
Mortality (ACIM) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACIM 
and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACIM website at 
https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/infant-mortality/index.html.

DATES: June 17, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and June 
18, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via webinar.
     The webinar link will be available at ACIM's website 7 
calendar days before the meeting: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/infant-mortality/index.html.
     The conference call-in number will be available at ACIM's 
website 7 calendar days before the meeting: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/infant-mortality/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juliann DeStefano, RN, MPH, at 
Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 
18N-84, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301-443-0883; or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACIM is authorized by section 222 of the 
Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), as amended. The Committee 
is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 
App. 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of 
Advisory Committees.
    The ACIM advises the Secretary of HHS on department activities and 
programs directed at reducing infant mortality and improving the health 
status of pregnant women and infants. The ACIM represents a public-
private partnership at the highest level to provide guidance and focus 
attention on the policies and resources required to address the 
reduction of infant mortality and the improvement of the health status 
of pregnant women and infants. With a focus on life course, the ACIM 
addresses disparities in maternal health to improve maternal health 
outcomes, including preventing and reducing maternal mortality and 
severe maternal morbidity. The ACIM provides advice on how best to 
coordinate myriad federal, state, local, and private programs and 
efforts that are designed to deal with the health and social problems 
impacting infant mortality and maternal health, including 
implementation of the Healthy Start program and maternal and infant 
health objectives from the National Health Promotion and Disease 
Prevention Objectives.
    The agenda for the June 17-18, 2020, meeting is being finalized and 
may include the following: Updates from HRSA and MCHB, discussion of 
COVID-19 and infant and maternal health, and updates on priority topic 
areas for ACIM to address (equity, data, access, and quality of care). 
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. The final 
meeting agenda will be available 7 calendar days prior to the meeting 
on the ACIM website: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/infant-mortality/index.html.
    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 the ACIM should be 
sent to Juliann DeStefano, using the contact information above at least 
3 business days prior to the meeting.
    Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance or 
another reasonable accommodation should notify Juliann DeStefano at the 
contact information listed above at least 10 business days prior to the 
meeting.

Maria G. Button,
Director, Executive Secretariat.
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