CFSAC Meeting notice

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    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


    Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee

    AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the
    Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science.

    ACTION: Notice.

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    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 Wednesday, May 16, 2007 and
    Thursday, May 17, 2007. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to
    approximately 5 p.m. on both days.

    ADDRESSES: Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey
    Building, Room 800, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Anand K. Parekh, Executive
    Secretary, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, Department of
    Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 727H,
    Washington, DC 20201, or Ms. Olga Nelson at (202) 401-7899.

    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 the 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 building where
    the meeting is scheduled to be held. Individuals who plan to attend and
    need special