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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
April 19, 2000

Satellite Broadcast on HIV Prevention

JAMA. 2000;283(15):1955. doi:10.1001/jama.283.15.1955-JWR0419-4-1

MMWR. 2000;49:235-236

"HIV Prevention With Incarcerated Persons," a satellite broadcast, is scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2000, at 1-3 PM eastern time. Co-sponsors are CDC and the Public Health Training Network. This forum will focus on activities and resources for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection prevention within correctional facilities. Viewers will hear about CDC activities and programs throughout the country.

This broadcast is designed for organizations and persons involved in providing health care and HIV prevention for incarcerated persons and their partners. This audience includes administrators and other staff in correctional facilities, public health programs, community-based organizations, legislative staffs, and managed care. Speakers will discuss why incarceration is a critical opportunity for HIV prevention, benefits of HIV prevention for correctional programs and public health, specific programs in HIV prevention at correctional facilities, and resources and technical assistance for corrections and public health. Viewers can 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, http://www.cdcnpin.org/broadcast, and CDC's Fax Information System, telephone (888) 232-3299 ([888] CDC-FAXX), by entering document number 130026 and a return fax number. Organizations setting up viewing sites can 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.

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