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Meeting of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services

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AGENCY:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the next meeting of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force). The Task Force—an independent, nonfederal body of nationally known leaders in public health practice, policy, and research who are appointed by the CDC Director—was convened in 1996 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assess the effectiveness of community, environmental, population, and healthcare system interventions in public health and health promotion. During this meeting, the Task Force will consider the findings of systematic reviews and issue recommendations and findings to help inform decision making about policy, practice, and research in a wide range of U.S. settings. The Task Force's recommendations, along with the systematic reviews of the scientific evidence on which they are based, are compiled in the Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide).

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Monday, October 3, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EST and Tuesday, October 4, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES:

The Task Force Meeting will be held at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Century Center, 2500 Century Parkway, Conference Rooms 1200/1201, Atlanta, Georgia 30345. Information regarding logistics will be available on the Community Guide Web site (http:// www.thecommunityguide.org), Wednesday, September 14, 2011.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Linda Shelton, The Community Guide Branch, Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS-E-69, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, phone: (404) 498-1194), e-mail: communityguide@cdc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose: The purpose of the meeting is for the Task Force to consider the findings of systematic reviews and issue recommendations and findings to help inform decision making about policy, practice, and research in a wide range of U.S. settings.

Matters to be discussed: Updates on Tobacco, Skin Cancer, Health Equity and Cardiovascular Disease.

Meeting Accessibility: This meeting is open to the public, limited only by space availability.

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Dated: August 25, 2011.

Tanja Popovic,

Deputy Associate Director for Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. 2011-22801 Filed 9-6-11; 8:45 am]

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