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Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH) will hold a meeting. This meeting will be open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public participation and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting should email OMH-ACMH@hhs.gov by August 16, 2019. Information about the meeting is available from the designated contact person and will be posted on the website for the Office of Minority Health (OMH), www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov. Information about ACMH activities can be found on the OMH website under the heading About OMH.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, and Friday, August 23, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the 5600 Fishers Lane Building, Room 05E29, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20187.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Violet Woo, Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Committee on Minority Health, Office of Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Phone: 240-453-2882; fax: 240-453-2883; email OMH-ACMH@hhs.gov.

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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 on improving the health of each racial and ethnic minority group and on the development of goals and specific program activities of the OMH.

The topics to be discussed during this meeting will include 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 with an emphasis on infectious disease, particularly HIV and Hepatitis B. The recommendations will be given to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health.

Public attendance at this 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 contact BLH Technologies, Inc. at (240) 399-8735 and reference this meeting. Requests for special accommodations should be made at least ten (10) 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 two minutes per speaker during the time allotted. Individuals who would like to submit written statements should email, mail, or fax their comments to the designated contact at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting.

Any members of the public who wish to have electronic or printed material distributed to ACMH members should email OMH-ACMH@hhs.gov or mail their materials to the Designated Federal Officer, ACMH, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852, prior to close of business on Friday, August 16, 2019.

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Dated: July 25, 2019.

Violet Woo,

Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Committee on Minority Health.

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[FR Doc. 2019-16969 Filed 8-7-19; 8:45 am]

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