[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 188 (Thursday, September 28, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56986-56987]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-15924]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As stipulated in the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services is hereby giving notice that 
the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will hold a 
meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday and Tuesday, November 20-21, 
2006 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: Department of Health and Human Services; Room 800 Hubert H. 
Humphrey Building; 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR John Eckert; Acting Executive 
Secretary, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee; Department of 
Health and Human Services; 200 Independence

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Avenue, SW., Room 716G; Washington, DC 20201; (202) 690-7694.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CFSAC was established on September 5, 2002 
to advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the Secretary 
through the Assistant Secretary for Health, on a broad range of topics 
including (1) The current state of knowledge and research about the 
epidemiology and risk factors relating to chronic fatigue syndrome, and 
identifying potential opportunities in these areas; (2) current and 
proposed diagnosis and treatment methods for chronic fatigue syndrome; 
and (3) development and implementation of programs to inform the 
public, health care professionals, and the biomedical, academic, and 
research communities about chronic fatigue syndrome advances.
    The agenda for this meeting is being developed and will be posed on 
the CFSAC Web site, http://www.hhs.gov/advcomcfs, when it is finalized.
    Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. 
Individuals must provide a photo ID for entry into the meeting. 
Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should 
notify the designated contact person. Members of the public will have 
the opportunity to provide comments at the meeting. Pre-registration is 
required for public comment by November 13, 2006. Any individual who 
wishes to participate in the public comment session should call the 
telephone number listed in the contact information to register. Public 
comment will be limited to five minutes per speaker. Any member of the 
public who wishes to have printed material distributed to CFSAC members 
should submit materials to the Acting Executive Secretary, CFSAC, whose 
contact information is listed above prior to the close of business 
November 13, 2006.

    Dated: September 25, 2006.
CDR John J. Eckert,
Acting Executive Secretary, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory 
Committee.
[FR Doc. E6-15924 Filed 9-27-06; 8:45 am]
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