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National Advisory Council on Migrant Health; Notice of Meeting

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

Name: National Advisory Council on Migrant Health.

Dates and Times: February 10, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Place: Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, 1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101, Telephone: 206-971-8000, Fax: 206-971-8100.

Status: The meeting will be open to the public.

Purpose: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss services and issues related to the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families and to formulate recommendations for the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Agenda: The agenda includes an overview of the Council's general business activities. The Council will also hear presentations from experts on farmworker issues, including the status of farmworker health at the local and national levels.

In addition, the Council will be holding a public hearing at which migrant farmworkers, community leaders, and providers will have the opportunity to testify before the Council regarding matters that affect the health of migrant farmworkers. The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, February 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue.

The Council meeting is being held in conjunction with the Western Migrant Stream Forum sponsored by the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, which is being held in Seattle, Washington, February 12-14, 2010.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities indicate.

For Further Information Contact: Gladys Cate, Office of Minority and Special Populations, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 594-0367.

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Dated: January 5, 2010.

Sahira Rafiullah,

Deputy Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.

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[FR Doc. 2010-274 Filed 1-8-10; 8:45 am]