In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting.
Name: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Times and Dates: 8:30 am-5 pm, February 24, 2004; 8 am-5 pm, February 25, 2004.
Place: Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30345-3377.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.
Purpose: The Committee is charged with advising the Director, CDC, on the appropriate uses of immunizing agents. In addition, under 42 U.S.C. 1396s, the Committee is mandated to establish and periodically review and, as appropriate, revise the list of vaccines for administration to vaccine-eligible children through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program, along with schedules regarding the appropriate periodicity, dosage, and contraindications applicable to the vaccines.
Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda will include discussions on smallpox update on the civilian program; Department of Defense Smallpox Vaccine Update; report from the smallpox vaccine safety working group; consideration for the timing of revaccination for smallpox; recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule; influenza vaccine recommendation; update on the Federal Advisory Stakeholder Engagement Survey Results; working group and Departmental updates.
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
For Further Information Contact: Demetria Gardner, Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., (E-61), Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 639-8096, fax (404) 639-8616.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both the CDC and ATSDR.Start Signature
Dated: January 28, 2004.
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 04-2104 Filed 2-2-04; 8:45 am]
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