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TMCNet:  Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Infectious Diseases (BSC, OID)

[November 13, 2012]

Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Infectious Diseases (BSC, OID)

Nov 13, 2012 (FIND, Inc. via COMTEX) -- In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee: Time and Date: 8:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m., December 5, 2012.

Place: CDC, Global Communications Center, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Building 19, Auditorium B3, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.

Status: The meeting is open to the public, limited only by the space available.

Purpose: The BSC, OID, provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services; the Director, CDC; the Director, OID; and the Directors of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, and the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, in the following areas: strategies, goals, and priorities for programs; research within the national centers; and overall strategic direction and focus of OID and the national centers.

Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include reports from the BSC OID working groups, brief updates on activities of the infectious disease national centers, and a discussion on ways to strengthen the clinical and public health interface, with focus on addressing pertussis and implementing new recommendations for reducing hepatitis C virus morbidity and mortality.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Robin Moseley, M.A.T., Designated Federal Officer, OID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, Telephone: (404) 639-4461.

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Dated: November 5, 2012.

Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

[FR Doc. 2012-27541 Filed 11-9-12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163-18-P Vol. 77, No. 219 Notices

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