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Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis

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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 council meeting:

Name: Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (ACET).

Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., December 5, 2006; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., December 6, 2006.

Place: Corporate Square, Building 8, 1st Floor Conference Room, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 100 people.

Purpose: This council advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Director, CDC, regarding the elimination of tuberculosis (TB). Specifically, the Council makes recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; addresses the development and application of new technologies; and reviews the extent to which progress has been made toward eliminating TB.

Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items include issues pertaining to Emerging Global issues in TB Surveillance and Control; XDR-TB: Implications for TB control in the U.S.; TB among Foreign-born and other related tuberculosis issues.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Contact Person for More Information: Loretta Coleman-Johnson, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., M/S E-10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, Telephone 404/639-8120.

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 CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: October 16, 2006.

Alvin Hall,

Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. E6-17652 Filed 10-20-06; 8:45 am]