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Federal Register Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

[Federal Register: December 6, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 233)]
[Page 72638]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Minority 

ACTION: Notice.


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

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 8, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 
H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001. The meeting is accessible from the 
Metro Center Station (Take the 11th Street exit for entrance into the 
Grand Hyatt).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Monica A. Farrar, Tower Building, 
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Phone: 240-
453-2882, Fax: 240-453-2883.

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 strategies 
to improve Native American Health (including ``indigenous'' peoples of 
the U.S. and the Pacific Islands), Information Technology's Role in 
Health Care, and Educational Outreach and Health Promotion in improving 
the health of racial and ethnic minority populations, 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 five 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 ot the Office of Minority 
Health at least two 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 the Executive 
Secretary, ACMH, prior to close of business January 3, 2006.

    Dated: November 22, 2005.
Garth N. Graham,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, Executive Secretary, 
[FR Doc. 05-23650 Filed 12-5-05; 8:45 am]

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