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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
November 10, 1999

Satellite Broadcast on HIV Prevention

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Copyright 1999 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1999American Medical AssociationThis is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

JAMA. 1999;282(18):1715. doi:10.1001/jama.282.18.1715-JWR1110-2-1

MMWR. 1999;48:831-832

"HIV Prevention with Faith Communities and Communities of Color," a satellite broadcast, is scheduled for Thursday, November 18, 1999, at 1-3 PM eastern time. Cosponsors are CDC and the Public Health Training Network. This forum will focus on activities and resources for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection prevention within faith communities and racial and ethnic minority communities. Viewers will hear about CDC activities and programs throughout the country.

This broadcast is designed for organizations and persons interested in conducting HIV infection prevention activities and includes national and local faith-based institutions and organizations; community-based organizations; health departments; national and regional minority organizations; and HIV infection prevention community planning groups. Speakers will discuss the impact of the epidemic on faith communities and racial and ethnic minority communities, how local communities are responding, and partnerships and resources available to communities. Viewers are invited to fax questions and comments before and during the satellite broadcast.

Additional information for organizations and potential viewers is available through the World-Wide Web site for this broadcast,, and CDC's Fax Information System, telephone (888) 232-3299 ([888] CDC-FAXX), by entering document number 130031 and a return fax number. Organizations setting up viewing sites are encouraged to register online or by fax as early as possible so that potential viewers may access information about viewing locations when visiting the web site or calling the information line.