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The National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC)

The NVAC will be holding a special meeting of the full Committee on July 19, 2005, to address the draft HHS Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Plan. Please note that this meeting will be held in Rockville, Maryland, and not at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building in Washington, DC.

Joint Meeting of the
National Vaccine Advisory Committe and the
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

5635 Fishers Lane
Terrace Level Conference Room
Rockville, Maryland

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Letter from Chair [PDF - 115KB]

Minutes [DOC - 136KB]

This meeting will be webcast at: http://www.videocast.nih.gov

Time

Topic

Presenter

Tuesday, July 19

9:00

Opening Session - NVAC & ACIP
Introduction

Charles Helms
Jon Abramson

9:15

Welcome from HHS

TBD

9:30

Work of the PIWG and process

Alan Hinman

9:45

Background information on pandemics and critical groups

Ben Schwartz [PPT - 717KB]

10:15

Ethical Considerations
Discussion

TBD

10:30

- Break -

 

10:45

Public Engagement Process

Kathleen Stratton

11:15

Vaccine Recommendations and Priority Groups
Discussion

Carolyn Bridges [PPT - 616KB]

12:15

Public Comment

 

12:30

Vote on Vaccine Recommendations

ACIP
NVAC

12:45

- Adjourn ACIP -
- NVAC Recesses for Lunch -

 

1:45

Vaccine Purchase and Distribution Options
Discussion and Public Comment

Walt Orenstein [PPT - 186KB]

2:30

Vote on Vaccine Purchase and Distribution Options

NVAC

2:45

Antiviral Subgroup Findings
Discussion & Public Comment

Andy Pavia [PPT - 83KB]

3:30

- Break -

 

3:45

Public Comment

 

4:00

Vote on Antiviral Recommendations

NVAC

4:15

Concluding Comments and Next Steps

Alan Hinman

4:30

- Adjourn NVAC -

 

For further information, please contact: Ms. Emma English, Program Analyst, National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 443-H Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201; (202) 690-5566, nvac@osophs.dhhs.gov.

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals must provide a photo ID for entry into the building. 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. Public comment will be limited to five minutes per speaker. Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed to NVAC and ACIP members should submit materials to the Executive Secretary, NVAC, through the contact person listed above prior to close of business July 15, 2005. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should email nvac@osophs.dhhs.gov or call 202-690-5566.

For this special meeting, remote participation will be made available via a toll-free call-in phone number. This call-in number can be obtained from the contact person identified above and will be operator assisted to provide members of the public the opportunity to provide comments to the Committees. Online participants will be able to e-mail comments to the Committees. However, Committee members may not have the opportunity to read all written statements submitted on the day of the meeting and prior to any votes that may be taken by the Committees. It is recommended that written statements be provided to the Executive Secretary, NVAC, through the contact person listed above prior to close of business July 15, 2005.

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