National Advisory Council on Migrant Health

Upcoming Meeting

Meeting Dates: May 25-28, 2021

Meeting Announcement: Federal Register, Vol. 86, No. 50, Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Agenda (PDF - 214 KB)
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Authority

The National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH) is authorized by section 218 of the Public Health Service Act (PDF - 240 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 - 17 KB)

Duties

NACMH advises, consults, and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department 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 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services appoints fifteen members to serve four-year terms. The Office of Policy and Program Development, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA provides management and support services.

Members and Staff (PDF - 125 KB)

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

2020

October 2020

Agenda (PDF - 127 KB)
Recommendations (PDF - 399 KB)
Meeting Minutes (PDF - 500 KB)

July 2020 Canceled

Agenda (PDF - 158 KB)
Recommendations* (PDF - 451 KB)

May 2020 Rescheduled

Agenda (PDF - 164 KB)

2019

November 2019

Agenda (PDF - 139 KB)
Recommendations (PDF - 319 KB)
Meeting Minutes (PDF - 397 KB)

May 2019

Agenda (PDF - 143 KB)
Recommendations (PDF - 300 KB)
Meeting Minutes (PDF - 294 KB)

2018

November 2018

Agenda (PDF - 229 KB)
Recommendations (PDF - 346 KB)
Meeting Minutes PDF - 464 KB)

May 2018

Recommendations (PDF - 228 KB)
Meeting Minutes (PDF - 301 KB)

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Date Last Reviewed:  April 2021