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Unlicensed health-care task force holding third meeting next week

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LATINO RESEARCH CENTER NEWS RELEASE

The third Ad Hoc Task Force meeting on Unlicensed Health Care in Nevada lead by former Nevada Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 1:00 pm and will be video teleconferenced between Carson City and Las Vegas locations. The meeting will be held in room 2134 of the Legislative Counsel Bureau on 401 South Carson Street in Carson City and in room 4412 of the Grant Sawyer Building on 555 East Washington Ave. in Las Vegas. Members of the public are invited and the meeting is open to the public and press. The agenda of this meeting is provided below.

The meeting will also be broadcast online at: http://leg.state.nv.us/MeetingDisplay/AudioVideo

The Ad Hoc Task Force is one part of the on-going initiative addressing this problem in Nevada.  Attorney General Catherine Cortez-Masto and the Nevada State Health Division have sought a public-private partnership to address this public policy issue.  Reports will be made as solutions to address this problem are sought.

This initiative is paid for by United Health Settlement Funds. For more information about the unlicensed healthcare public awareness campaign, please visit www.unr.edu/latinocenter<http://www.unr.edu/latinocenter>

AGENDA

1.    Welcome and introductory comments by all those present regarding the business of the Task Force.

2.    Report on the “NO a los Médicos Clandestinos” public awareness campaign.

3.    Reports on the statutory reviews.

4.    Roundtable discussion of anything those in attendance would like to have included in the Action Plan.

5.    Conclusion and final discussion of next steps.

6.    DRAFT Action Plan due June 1 and will be circulated for comment. FINAL REPORT DUE JUNE 30.

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The Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno serves as a nexus between the Latino community and the university. Its mission is to foster research, student achievement, faculty collaboration, advocacy, and outreach in a manner that best meets the educational needs and goals of the State of Nevada and best honors the intellectual and cultural capital of the Latino presence in our state. For more information please visit www.unr.edu/latinocenter<http://www.unr.edu/latinocenter>

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