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Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality; Notice of Meeting

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting:

Name: Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (ACIM).

Dates and Times: November 11, 2004, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., November 12, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Place: The Latham Hotel, 3000 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20007 (202) 726-5000.

Status: The meeting is open to the public.

Purpose: The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on the following: Department programs that are directed at reducing infant mortality and improving the health status of pregnant women and infants; factors affecting the continuum of care with respect to maternal and child health care, including outcomes following childbirth; strategies to coordinate the variety of Federal, State, local and private programs and efforts that are designed to deal with the health and social problems impacting on infant mortality; and the implementation of the Healthy Start program and Healthy People 2010 infant mortality objectives.

Agenda: Topics that will be discussed include the following: Infant Mortality Differentials; Social Factors and Racial Disparities; and Perinatal Outreach Strategies. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities are further determined.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Anyone requiring information regarding the Committee should contact Peter C. Van Dyck, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Secretary, ACIM, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Room 18-05, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, telephone: (301) 443-2170.

Individuals who are interested in attending any portion of the meeting or who have questions regarding the meeting should contact Ann M. Koontz, C.N.M., Dr.P.H., HRSA, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, telephone: (301) 443-6327.

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Dated: September 29, 2004.

Tina M. Cheatham,

Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.

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[FR Doc. 04-22283 Filed 10-1-04; 8:45 am]

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