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Dec 5, 2022 - Announces open nominations and applications to 4 advisory panels for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Offers an overview of the panel focal areas with a link to the nomination and application webpage. Nominations are due March 31, 2023.
Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Dec 5, 2022 - Announces a new program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Agricultural Science Center of Excellence for Nutrition and Diet for Better Health (ASCEND for Better Health), which aims to support research on diet-related chronic disease in underserved communities. Offers background information on the project and notes its emphasis on studying cancer causes and prevention through diet and lifestyle changes.
Nov 21, 2022 - Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeking comments on proposed revisions to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). NHANES produces descriptive statistics, which measure the health and nutrition status of the general population. The proposed changes include modifications that were previously approved via non-substantive change requests, as well as a request for three years of approval. Comments are due by January 20, 2023.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 8, 2022 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review on Respectful Maternity Care: Dissemination and Implementation of Perinatal Safety Culture to Improve Equitable Maternal Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes, including those that describe adverse events. Includes background information and key questions related to the review. The full research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by December 8, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 24, 2022 - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on an additional objective proposed to be added to Healthy People 2030 regarding the proportion of voting-age citizens who vote. HHS also invites proposals for additional new core, developmental, or research objectives to be included in Healthy People 2030. Comments are due by December 2, 2022.
Source: Federal Register