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Charter of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis
  • Published Date:
    March 15, 2013
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.55 MB]


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  • Corporate Authors:
    Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (U.S.) ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (U.S.). Division of Tuberculosis Elimination.
  • Description:
    Authority: The Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis was established under Section 3I7E(f) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. §247b-6(f)], as amended; (Section 2(b)), Public Law 101-368. The Council is governed by the provisions of Public Law 92-463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. App.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

    Objective and Scope of Activities: The Council will: (1) conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases, and other impairments; and (2) assist States and their political subdivisions in preventing and suppressing communicable diseases and other preventable conditions and in promoting health and well-being.

    Description of Duties: The Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis shall provide advice and recommendations regarding the elimination of tuberculosis to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); the Assistant Secretary for Health; and the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Council shall make recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; address the development and application ofnew technologies; provide guidance and review on CDC's Tuberculosis Prevention Research portfolio and program priorities; and review the extent to which progress has been made toward eliminating tuberculosis.

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