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Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

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AGENCY:

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

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 June 11, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, Terrace Ballroom, 1515 Rhode Island Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20005. The meeting is accessible from the Dupont Circle and McPherson Square Metro Stations. From the Dupont Circle Metro Station meeting participants may walk 2 blocks south on Connecticut Avenue, turn left on Rhode Island Avenue and walk approximately 5 blocks. The DoubleTree is on the left after Logan Circle. From the McPherson Square Metro Station meeting participants may walk 5 blocks north on 14th, turn right onto Rhode Island Avenue and walk approximately 2 blocks. The DoubleTree will be on the left after Logan Circle.

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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.

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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 the Draft Recommendation Report from the HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health “Reducing Health Disparities by Promoting Patient-Centered Culturally and Linguistically Sensitive/Competent Health Care” and other 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 five 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 five business days prior to the meeting. Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed to ACMH committee members should submit their materials to Garth N. Graham, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Secretary, ACMH, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852, prior to close of business June 4, 2007.

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Dated: April 13, 2007.

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.

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[FR Doc. E7-7790 Filed 4-23-07; 8:45 am]

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