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May 1999

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    On the Web TOP

    Funding Program Announcement Web Site

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 1999 funds for a cooperative agreement program to support community-based organizations (CBOs) to develop and implement effective community-based HIV prevention programs for African-American populations. Program materials are available on the NPIN site for viewing, printing, and downloading. NPIN also offers online checklists to assist users in determining their CBO's eligibility. Visit this section of the NPIN Web site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/program/.

    NPIN Update on the Web

    NPIN Update, the new electronic newsletter, now has increased accessibility. In addition to being available via e-mail, the monthly newsletter can be found on the Web. The online version includes links to the information and publications highlighted in the newsletter. Read the NPIN Update on the Web at http://www.cdcnpin.org/update.htm.

    NPIN Web Site Awards

    Since the premiere of the redesigned NPIN Web site on December 1, 1998 (World AIDS Day), the site has been presented with many awards for the exemplary service that it provides. A few of the awards are now available on the NPIN site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/update.htm.

    New Publications TOP

    The following publications have recently been added to NPIN inventory:

      CDC Surveillance Report

    • HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, U.S. HIV and AIDS cases reported through December 1998, year-end edition Vol. 10, No. 2. - D146

      Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports

    • MMWR: Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities, Recommendations of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis. June 7, 1996/Vol. 45/No. RR-8. - M023
    • MMWR: Surveillance for AIDS-Defining Opportunistic Illnesses, 1992-1997. April 16, 1999/Vol. 48/No. SS-2. - M022

      Other New Materials

    • Tuberculosis Statistics in the United States 1992. - D110
    • Safe Food and Water: A Guide for People with HIV. - D143
    • AIDS-Related CMV: How to Help Yourself. - D038
    • AIDS-Related MAC: How to Help Yourself. - D043
    • Taking the HIV Test: How to Help Yourself. D342
    • Testing Positive for HIV: How to Help Yourself. - D343
    • Infections Linked to AIDS: How to Help Yourself. - D344
    • The Lung Infection PCP: How to Help Yourself. - D345
    • The Brain Infection TOXO: How to Help Yourself. - D346
    • HIV-Related TB: How to Help Yourself. - D348

    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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