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March 2000

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  • Special Event
  • On the Web
  • New Publications

    Special Event TOP

    NPIN will support the CDC satellite broadcast "HIV Prevention with Incarcerated Persons," April 27, 2000 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern time.

    This interactive broadcast presents a public health update on activities and resources for HIV prevention within correctional facilities. Viewers will hear from government and nongovernment spokespersons from throughout the country and witness prevention efforts in action through interviews with correctional staff and inmates.

    For more information or to register a viewing site, visit the Web site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/broadcast or call 800-458-5231.

    On the Web TOP

    World TB Day

    World TB Day, celebrated March 24th this year, united the global community of people concerned about Tuberculosis. The theme for 2000, "Forging new Partnerships to Stop TB," called for outreach beyond the TB community to include new partners in the fight against TB. For more information, see the NPIN Web Spotlight.

    Conference: Workplace Solutions for HIV and AIDS

    The Business Responds to AIDS/Labor Responds to AIDS Web site highlights the upcoming conference, "Workplace Solutions for HIV and AIDS," which will be held September 7 - 8, 2000. The two-day conference, sponsored by the CDC, will focus on managing the challenges of HIV/AIDS in the workplace. Visit http://www.brta-lrta.org/spotlight.htm for updates on conference events.

    New Publications TOP

    The following publications have recently been added to NPIN inventory:

    Fact Sheets

    • Stop TB. D352
    • Other Materials

    • Announcements and applications for the Year 2000 Price Fellowships for HIV Prevention Leadership. D084
    • Hojas De Informacion Del Centro De Estudios Para La Prevencion Del SIDA (CAPS) Universidad De California En San Francisco. I004
    • Management of Persons Exposed to Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Reprinted from MMWR June 19,1992/Vol.41/No.RR-11. M032
    • Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. D341
    • School Systems And HIV: Information For Teachers And School Officials. D337
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Summary of 1998 CDC Treatment Guidelines. D354
    • The Role of BCG Vaccine in the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in the United States. MMWR April 26,1996/Vol.45/No.RR-4. M033
    • Treatment of Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis Infection in Adults and Children. D350
    • Tuberculosis Training and Education Resource Guide. B009

    The publications listed above may be accessed in many different ways. They can be ordered by phone at 800-458-5231 or 301-562-1098. They can also be ordered or downloaded from our Web site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/pubs/start.htm.

    Some of the publications listed above are also available from our 24-hour automated fax-back system, NPIN FAX. To receive a list of all documents available by NPIN FAX call 800-458-5231 or 301-562-1098 and follow the prompts. You can also download the list from our Web site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/services/faxpubs.htm.

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