What's New? June 1996

Hollywood Supports' Fourth Annual Day of Compassion is June 21, 1996. On that day the television and radio industries have pledged a day of programming highlights featuring compassion and support for people affected by HIV and AIDS. Fifteen major talk shows, ten cable networks, and a significant number of daytime dramas have pledged participation in this year's event. ABC News Radio and Voice of America have committed to participate and all other radio stations are encouraged to air Hollywood Supports' radio Public Service Announcements. Hollywood Supports is the entertainment industry project founded by leading industry figures to counter workplace fears and discrimination on the basis of HIV status and sexual orientation. Hollywood Supports is a partner in the CDC Business Responds to AIDS Program, created to help businesses develop comprehensive AIDS in the workplace policies and programs. For more information on how to participate in this year's Day of Compassion, contact Hollywood Supports.

OTTAWA -- HIV Prevention Works, an international symposium on HIV prevention, is being held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on July 6, 1996, one day before the XI International Conference on AIDS. It is coordinated by the Canadian Public Health Association AIDS Program, Health Canada, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, highlights accomplishments and addresses emerging issues in the effort to stop the spread of HIV. HIV Prevention Works takes a unique approach to prevention by exploring and uniting the full spectrum of issues including underlying societal conditions which make certain groups vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. The focus will be on behavioral, social and economic change as strategies of prevention. This one-day, state-of-the-art event is designed for HIV/AIDS prevention programmers, educators, administrators, people living with AIDS, caregivers, researchers, policy-makers and the media. Participants will be involved in discussion. The plenary sessions will be available through simultaneous interpretation, in English, French, and Spanish. The concurrent sessions will be offered in English only. To register, contact: HIV Prevention Works, Conference Department, Canadian Public Health Association, 400-1565 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1Z 8R1. (613) 725-3769; (613) 725-9826 [Fax]; preventionhiv@cpha.ca. Cost: $100 (CDN).

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