Videocast: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee Meeting (Day 1)

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee Meeting (Day 1)

The videocast of Day 1 of the CFSAC meeting which took place on 27 May, Washington DC, is now available.  You will need RealPlayer to view this videocast which is world accessible.

The broadcast covers the entire proceedings of Day 1 and is 06:57:55 long but you can dip in and out (Agenda below). Video and audio quality is generally good and there are simultaneous subtitles but no signing.

I will add the videocast for Day 2 of proceedings to this page when it becomes available.

Transcripts of testimonies from patients, carers and medical professionals will eventually be archived on a website and I will flag up the URL when this has been issued.

http://videocast.nih.gov/ 

http://videocast.nih.gov/PastEvents.asp

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee Meeting (Day 1)

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Wanda K. Jones, DrPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Women’s Health), Office of Public Health and Science
Total Running Time: 06:57:55

Category: Advisory Boards

Agenda

http://www.hhs.gov/advcomcfs/meetings/agendas/cfsac090527_agenda.html

CFSAC Agenda – May 27-28, 2009
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Meeting
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 28, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Room 800, Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201

Agenda

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

9:00 a.m.
Call to Order
Opening Remarks

Roll Call, Housekeeping
Dr. James Oleske
Chair, CFSAC

Dr. Wanda Jones
Designated Federal Official

9:15 a.m.
Agency Updates: HRSA, SSA, NIH, FDA
Ex Officio Representatives

10:00 a.m.
CDC Update
Research Program Strategic Plan
Public Meeting
Next Steps
Dr. Mike Miller
Ex-Officio

12:00 p.m.
Public Comment
Public

1:00 p.m.
Subcommittee Lunch
Subcommittee Members

2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee Reports

Quality of Life
Education
Research
Committee Discussion Committee Members

4:00 p.m.
Public Comment
Public

5:00 p.m.
Adjourn

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