Meetings: Organ Transplantation Advisory Committee
Pursuant to Public Law 92-463, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the ninth meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The meeting will be held from approximately 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 3, 2005, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 4, 2005, at the Rockville DoubleTree Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The meeting will be open to the public; however, seating is limited and pre-registration is encouraged (see below).
Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Program Administrative Close-Out
This Notice announces the administrative close-out of the Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Program (the Program). All business concerning petitions and related payment documentation associated with the Program will conclude on October 31, 2005. As of that date, the Program will cease to accept or process any additional documentation submitted by individuals (or their representatives) relating to the eligibility or payment of petitions still pending. Remaining funds will be returned to the United States Treasury, and the Program will archive all outstanding documentation at the Washington National Records Center in Suitland, Maryland, in accordance with the requirements of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Cooperative Agreement for Border Health Best Practices
The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), in cooperation with the Office of Global Health Affairs (OGHA), Office of Minority Health (OMH), Office on Women's Health (OWH), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will award a one year single source award to the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Association (USMBHA) to identify and promote best practices in border communities. As defined in the La Paz Agreement, the border region is 100 km north and south of the international boundary line between the United States and Mexico. Funds will be used on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for the development of activities under the second annual Border Binational Health Week (October 10-16, 2005).
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines; Notice of Meeting
The Health Resources and Services Administration is amending a notice that appeared in the Federal Register of August 22, 2005 (70 FR 48962-48963) announcing an Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines meeting on September 14, 2005. The document announced that the public can join the meeting by attending in person or by audio conference call. The meeting will now be held by audio conference call only. This document amends the notice by changing the place of the meeting.