[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 166 (Thursday, August 27, 1998)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45830-45831]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-23034]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), announcement is made of the following 
National Advisory body scheduled to meet during the month of September, 
1998.

    Name: Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV).
    Date and Time: September 9, 1998; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; September 
10, 1998; 9:00 a.m.--12:30 p.m.
    Place: Parklawn Building, Conference Rooms G & H, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857.
    The meeting is open to the public.
    The full Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 9, from 
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Thursday, September 10, from 9:00 a.m. 
to 12:30 p.m. Agenda items will include, but not be limited to: 
updates on National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) 
legislative proposals, and discussions on the coverage of vaccines 
in clinical trials and options for expediting coverage of vaccines 
under the VICP.
    Presentations will be made on the Hepatitis A Vaccine, Group B 
Strep disease, and the Intra-nasal Flu vaccine. In addition to 
routine Program reports, updates will also be given from the 
National Vaccine Program Office and the Department of Justice.
    Public comment will be permitted before lunch and at the end of 
the Commission meeting on September 9, 1998, and before adjournment 
on September 10, 1998. Oral presentations will be limited to 5 
minutes per public speaker. Persons interested in providing an oral 
presentation should submit a written request, along with a copy of 
their presentation, to: Ms. Melissa Palmer, Principal Staff Liaison, 
Division of Vaccine

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Injury Compensation, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources 
and Services Administration, Room 8A-46, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-6593. Requests should 
contain the name, address, telephone number, and any business or 
professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral 
presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to 
combine their comments and present them through a single 
representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to 
accommodate the level of expressed interest. The Division of Vaccine 
Injury Compensation will notify each presenter by mail or telephone 
of their assigned presentation time.
    Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, 
but desire to make an oral statement, may sign-up in Conference 
Rooms G and H on September 9-10. These persons will be allocated 
time as time permits.
    Anyone requiring information regarding the Commission should 
contact Ms. Palmer, Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation, Bureau 
of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, 
Room 8A-46, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone 
(301) 443-6593.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

    Dated: August 20, 1998.
Jane M. Harrison,
Director, Division of Program Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. 98-23034 Filed 8-26-98; 8:45 am]
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