CFS Advisory Committee to Meet
The Department of Health and Human
Services Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee will meet in Washington, DC on September 12, 2005.
Register notice announcing the meeting is copied below. Those who wish to
provide testimony at the meeting should contact the Executive Secretary, Howard
Zucker, at (202) 690-7694.
More information about the CFS Advisory Committee is available
on the CFIDS
Associationís website at http://www.cfids.org/advocacy/CFSCC.asp.
The Association will take part in the September 12, 2005 meeting and will
report on the meeting through its electronic newsletter, CFIDSLink, and its
quarterly magazine, the CFIDS Chronicle. You can learn more about these
publications and search their archives at
Thanks for your continued interest in CFIDS advocacy.
The CFIDS Association of America
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[Federal Register: August 12, 2005 (Volume 70, Number
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory
AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the
Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science.
SUMMARY: As stipulated by 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 will be open to the public.
DATES: The meeting will be held on
Monday, September 12, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ADDRESSES: Department of Health and Human
Services; Room 705A Hubert A. Humphrey Building; 200 Independence Avenue, SW.;
Washington, DC 20201 [[Page 47208]]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr.
Howard Zucker, Executive Secretary, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee;
Department of Health and Human Services; 200
Independence Avenue , SW., Room 716G; Washington,
DC 20201 ; (202) 690-7694.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CFSAC was
established on September 5, 2002.The Committee was established 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. The agenda will be posted on 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 September 6, 2005. 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 members of the public
who wish to have printed material distributed to CFSAC members should submit
materials to the Executive Secretary, CFSAC, whose contact information is listed
above prior to close of business September 7, 2005.
Dated: August 8, 2005.
Howard A. Zucker,
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee.
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