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National Advisory Council on Migrant Health

Authority

The National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH) is authorized by section 218 of the Public Health Service Act (PDF - 236 KB). NACMH is governed by Public Law 92-463, which sets standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. NACMH was established on November 26, 1975.

Charter (PDF - 16 KB)

Duties

NACMH advises, consults, and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the HRSA Administrator, about the organization, operation, selection, and funding of migrant health centers and other entities assisted under grants and contracts under section 330 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. §254b).

After each meeting NACMH provides recommendations that draw on current knowledge of the needs and concerns of migratory and seasonal agricultural populations, health providers, and administrators.

Members

The Secretary of Health and Human Services appoints 15 members to serve 4-year terms. The Office of Policy and Program Development, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA provides management and support services.

Members

Meetings

NACMH meets twice each calendar year. The first meeting is in Washington, D.C., where NACMH members receive updates from federal officials on the progress of migrant and seasonal agricultural population health issues. Members also review Migrant Health Program activities. The second meeting is in areas where NACMH members can hear from migrant and seasonal agricultural populations, and learn about issues that affect their health.

NACMH provides recommendations to the Secretary after each meeting. The recommendations are based on current knowledge of the needs and concerns of migratory and seasonal agricultural populations, health providers, and administrators.

NACMH Meeting Archive

2022

November 2022

November 2022 Agenda (PDF - 132 KB)

May 2022

May 2022 Agenda (PDF - 115 KB)
July 2022 Recommendations (PDF - 194 KB)
May 2022 Meeting Minutes (PDF - 723 KB)

2021

November 2021

November 2021 Agenda (PDF - 119 KB)
November 2021 Recommendations (PDF - 155 KB)
November 2021 Meeting Minutes (PDF - 431 KB)

May 2021

May 2021 Agenda (PDF - 191 KB)
May 2021 Recommendations (PDF - 243 KB)
May 2021 Meeting Minutes (PDF - 808 KB)

2020

October 2020

October 2020 Agenda (PDF - 157 KB)
October 2020 Recommendations (PDF - 399 KB)
October 2020 Meeting Minutes (PDF - 500 KB)

July 2020 Canceled

July 2020 Agenda (PDF - 157 KB)
July 2020 Recommendations (PDF - 450 KB)*

May 2020 Rescheduled

May 2020 Agenda (PDF - 163 KB)

2019

November 2019

November 2019 Agenda (PDF - 138 KB)
November 2019 Recommendations (PDF - 319 KB)
November 2019 Meeting Minutes (PDF - 397 KB)

May 2019

May 2019 Agenda (PDF - 142 KB)
May 2019 Recommendations (PDF - 300 KB)
May 2019 Meeting Minutes (PDF - 294 KB)

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