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[FR Doc. 2021–05630 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–41–P 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 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: April 19, 2021, 12 p.m.–4 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and April 20, 2021, 12 p.m.–4 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar link and login information will be available at ACIM’s website before the meeting: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/infant-mortality/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David S. de la Cruz, Ph.D., MPH, Designated Federal Official, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 20857; 301–443–0543; or SACIM@ hrsa.gov. 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 (i.e., Healthy People 2030). The agenda for the April 19–20, 2021, meeting is being finalized and may include the following topics: Immigrant maternal and child health issues; environmental contributions to infant mortality and maternal mortality; the role of doulas, and a discussion on priority topic areas for ACIM to address in a letter to HHS leadership. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the ACIM website for any updated information concerning the meeting. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide written or oral comments. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to the ACIM should be sent to David S. de la Cruz, using the email address above at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting by emailing SACIM@hrsa.gov. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 51 (Thursday, March 18, 2021)]
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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 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: April 19, 2021, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and April 20, 
2021, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar link and 
log-in information will be available at ACIM's website before the 
meeting: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisory-committees/infant-mortality/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David S. de la Cruz, Ph.D., MPH, 
Designated Federal Official, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301-443-0543; 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 (i.e., Healthy People 2030).
    The agenda for the April 19-20, 2021, meeting is being finalized 
and may include the following topics: Immigrant maternal and child 
health issues; environmental contributions to infant mortality and 
maternal mortality; the role of doulas, and a discussion on priority 
topic areas for ACIM to address in a letter to HHS leadership. Agenda 
items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the ACIM 
website for any updated information concerning the meeting. Members of 
the public will have the opportunity to provide written or oral 
comments. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments 
to the ACIM should be sent to David S. de la Cruz, using the email 
address above at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. Public 
participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled 
meeting by emailing [email protected]. Oral comments will be honored in 
the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows.
    Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance or 
another reasonable accommodation should notify David S. de la Cruz 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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