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Federal Register Notice: Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

Update: The Feb. 24 meeting of the Advisory Committee will be held at The Gaylord National and Convention Center, Annapolis Rooms 1 & 2, 201 Waterfront Street (National Harbor), Oxon Hill, MD 20745. A correction to this notice will be forthcoming.



[Federal Register: February 4, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 22)]
[Notices]
[Page 6041]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr04fe09-57]

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Minority Health.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH) will hold a meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should e-mail acmh@osophs.dhhs.gov.

DATES: The meeting will be held on February 24, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The Westin National Harbor, 171 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Monica A. Baltimore, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
Phone: 240-453-2882 Fax: 240-453-2883.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Public Law 105-392, the ACMH was established to provide advice to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in improving the health of each racial and ethnic minority group and on the development of goals and specific program activities of the Office of Minority Health.

Topics to be discussed during this meeting will include strategies to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities, as well as other related issues.

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated contact person at least fourteen business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments at the meeting. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker. Individuals who would like to submit written statements should mail or fax their comments to the Office of Minority Health at least seven business days prior to the meeting. Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed to ACMH members should submit their materials to Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Secretary, ACMH, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852, prior to close of business February 13, 2009.

Dated: January 14, 2009.
Mirtha R. Beadle,
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
[FR Doc. E9-2271 Filed 2-3-09; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4150-29-P



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