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August 1999

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  • Special Events
  • New Publications

    Special Events TOP

    NPIN will support the CDC satellite broadcast "HIV Prevention with Faith Communities and Communities of Color," November 18, 1999 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

    This interactive presents a public health update on activities and resources for HIV prevention within faith communities and communities of color. Viewers will hear from government and nongovernmental spokespersons throughout the country. Programs in action will also be featured through interviews and tours with staff, clients, and activities. Viewers are invited to fax in questions and comments before and during the broadcast.

    For more information or to register a viewing site, please call 1-800- 458-5231 or visit the newly redesigned Web site at http://www.cdcnpin.org/broadcast.

    New Publications TOP

    The following publications have recently been added to NPIN inventory:

      Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports

    • 1993 Revised Classification System for HIV Infection and Expanded Surveillance Case Definition for AIDS Among Adolescents and Adults. MMWR. December 18, 1992/Vol. 41/No. RR-17. August 1998 Reprint. D294
    • Decrease in AIDS-Related Mortality in a State Correctional System-- New York, 1995-1998. MMWR. January 8, 1999/Vol. 47/Nos. 51 & 52. M028
    • Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of Infection with Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type III/Lymphadenopathy- Associated Virus in the Workplace. MMWR. November 15, 1985/Vol. 34/No. 45; 682-686, 691-695. M030
    • Success in Implementing Public Health Service Guidelines to Reduce Perinatal Transmission of HIV--Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and South Carolina, 1993, 1995, and 1996. MMWR. August 28, 1999/Vol.47/No.33: 688-691. D226
    • Tuberculosis Elimination Revisited: Obstacles, Opportunities, and a Renewed Commitment. MMWR. August 13, 1999/Vol.48/No. RR-9. M029

      Other New Materials

    • CDC Statement in Response to Presentation on Origin of HIV-1 at 6th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CDC Update, January 31, 1999). D172.
    • Critical Issues in HIV Prevention Evaluation (January 1998). D107
    • NPIN Services: A Central Resource for HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB Information and Referral. B004
    • Preventing Infections From Pets: A Guide For People With HIV Infection. D154
    • Questions and Answers on the Thailand Phase III Vaccine Study and CDC's Collaboration (CDC Update, Feb. 1999). D182
    • Testing a Vaccine Designed to Help Curb the Devastating Toll of HIV in the Developing World: CDC Supports Thai Health Officials and VaxGen in Collaborative Effort (CDC Update, February 1999). D173

    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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