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April 2000

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  • Special Event
  • On the Web
  • New Publications

    Special Event TOP

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

    This interactive broadcast presented a public health update on activities and resources for HIV prevention within correctional facilities. Viewers saw prevention in action by witnessing interviews with inmates and correctional staff as well as government and nongovernment spokespersons throughout the country.

    To access the material from this broadcast, go to the satellite broadcast Web site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/broadcast.

    To order the videotape of this broadcast, call the CDC National Prevention Information Network at 1-800-458-5231.

    On the Web TOP

    The NPIN Web Site can now be searched using our new basic search feature. Go to our home page at http://www.cdcnpin.org to begin your search, and also see additional search functions located at http://www.cdcnpin.org/search.

    New Publications TOP

    The following publications have recently been added to NPIN inventory:

    • Screening for Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis Infection in High-Risk Populations, MMWR, September 9, 1995, Vol. 44, No. RR-11. D372
    • Intervention Checklist: A Tool for Assessment of Local HIV/AIDS Interventions. D373
    • New Attitudes & Strategies A Comprehensive Approach To Preventing Blood-Borne Infections Among IDUS. D363
    • Piense en la tuberculosis. P064
    • Living With AIDS. V014
    • Prevention of Hepatitis A Through Active or Passive Immunization: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), MMWR October 1, 1999/Vol.48/No.RR-12.. M034
    • The National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis from the United States. D362
    • Hepatitis B Vaccine: What You Need To Know. D361

    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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