84 FR 27 pgs. 2886-2887 - Announcement of Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030

Type: NOTICEVolume: 84Number: 27Pages: 2886 - 2887
FR document: [FR Doc. 2019-01696 Filed 2-7-19; 8:45 am]
Agency: Health and Human Services Department
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Announcement of Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030

AGENCY:

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:


[top] The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the next two meetings of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease page 2887 Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee) regarding the development of national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2030. These meetings will be held online via webinar and are open to the public. The Committee will discuss the nation's proposed health promotion and disease prevention objectives and will provide recommendations to improve health status and reduce health risks for the nation by the year 2030. The Committee will deliberate recommendations regarding the proposed Healthy People 2030 objectives, activities designed to implement the disease prevention and health promotion goals and objectives for the nation, and graphics for communicating key Healthy People 2030 elements. Pursuant to the Committee's charter, the Committee's advice must assist the Secretary in reducing the number of objectives while ensuring that the selection criteria identifies the most critical public health issues that are high-impact priorities supported by current national data.

DATES:

The Committee will meet on February 26, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and March 27, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES:

The meetings will be held online via webinar. Registration for the February 26, 2019 meeting will open on February 11, 2019 at the Healthy People website at http://www.healthypeople.gov. Registration for the March 27, 2019 meeting will open on March 1, 2019 at the Healthy People website at http://www.healthypeople.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Emmeline Ochiai, Designated Federal Official, Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Room LL-100, Rockville, MD 20852, (240) 453-8280 (telephone), (240) 453-8281 (fax). Additional information is available on the Healthy People website at http://www.healthypeople.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The names and biographies of the Committee members are available at https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/history-development/healthy-people-2030-advisory-committee.

Purpose of Meetings: Through the Healthy People initiative, HHS leverages scientific insights and lessons from the past decade, along with new knowledge of current data, trends, and innovations, to develop the next iteration of national health promotion and disease prevention objectives. Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. Since 1979, Healthy People has set and monitored national health objectives that meet a broad range of health needs, encourage collaboration across sectors, guide individuals toward making informed health decisions, and measure the impact of our prevention and health promotion activities. Healthy People 2030 health objectives will reflect assessments of major risks to health and wellness, changing public health priorities, and emerging technologies related to our nation's health preparedness and prevention. During the February 26, 2019 Committee meeting, the Committee will discuss and deliberate recommendations regarding the proposed Healthy People 2030 objectives. During the March 27, 2019 Committee meeting, the Committee will develop recommendations regarding activities designed to implement the disease prevention and health promotion goals and objectives for the nation and graphics for communicating key Healthy People 2030 elements.

Public Participation at Meeting: Members of the public are invited to join the online Committee meetings. There will be no opportunity for oral public comments during the online Committee meetings. Written comments are welcome throughout the entire development process of the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2030 and may be emailed to HP2030@hhs.gov.

To join the Committee meeting, individuals must pre-register at the Healthy People website at http://www.healthypeople.gov. Participation in the meeting is limited. Registrations will be accepted until maximum webinar capacity is reached. Registration for the February 26, 2019 meeting must be completed by 9:00 a.m. ET on February 26, 2019. Registration for the March 27, 2019 meeting must be completed by 9:00 a.m. ET on March 27, 2019. A waiting list will be maintained should registrations exceed capacity, and individuals on the wait list will be contacted as additional space for the meeting becomes available. Registration questions may be directed to HealthyPeople@norc.org.

Authority: 42 U.S.C. 300u and 42 U.S.C. 217a. The Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 is governed by provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App.) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of federal advisory committees.

Dated: January 31, 2019.

Don Wright,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, (Disease Prevention and Health Promotion).

[FR Doc. 2019-01696 Filed 2-7-19; 8:45 am]

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