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From the GMR: Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 Meeting

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Subject: Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 Meeting Announcement

You and others in your organizations may wish to "attend" the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020, which will hold its fourth meeting on July 30, 2008, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on the Internet (via WebEx software). This meeting will be the equivalent of an in-person meeting of the Committee and will be open to the public. Please feel free to forward this announcement to your members.

Members of the public are invited to listen to the online Committee meeting. To listen to the Committee meeting, individuals must pre-register to attend at the Healthy People Web site at http://www.healthypeople.gov. There will be no opportunity for oral public comments during the online meeting.

Written comments are welcome throughout the development process of the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020. They can be submitted through the Healthy People Web site at: http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/comments/ or they can be e-mailed to HP2020@hhs.gov. Please note that the public comment Website will be updated throughout the Healthy People development process, so people should return to the site frequently to provide their input.

Participation in the meeting is limited. Registrations will be accepted until maximum WebEx capacity is reached and must be completed by close of business EDT on July 29, 2008. A waiting list will be maintained should registrations exceed WebEx capacity. Individuals on the waiting list will be contacted as additional space for the meeting becomes available. For detailed instructions about how to make sure that your windows-based computer and browser are set up for WebEx, please visit the “Secretary’s Advisory Committee? page of the Healthy People Web site at: http://www.healthypeople.gov/hp2020/advisory/default.asp.

Registration questions may be directed to Hilary Scherer at HP2020@norc.org (e-mail), (301) 634-9374 (phone), or (301) 634-9301 (fax).

Regards,
Lisa

Lisa A. Lang, MPP Assistant Director for Health Services Research Information Head, National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) National Library of Medicine 301-435-2242 langl@nlm.nih.gov

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