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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    ... From: preventionews@cdcnpin.org [mailto:preventionews@cdcnpin.org] Sent: Monday, July 03, 2000 5:18 PM To: prevention-news@hattrick.qrc.com Subject: [CDC
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      Sent: Monday, July 03, 2000 5:18 PM
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      Subject: [CDC News] NPIN Update July 2000


      "NPIN Update" is the electronic newsletter from the CDC National
      Prevention Information Network (NPIN). The update includes
      information on new resources and services about HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB
      prevention available from NPIN. The update will be delivered via the
      Prevention News listserv on the last Wednesday of each month.


      ON THE WEB

      New Spotlight

      The current Spotlight, http://www.cdcnpin.org/spotlight.htm, on the
      NPIN Internet site highlights the "XIII International AIDS
      Conference." It features relevant publications, news, and links to
      sites relating to the conference, which will be held in Durban, South
      Africa from July 9-14, 2000.

      Conference Web site: Workplace Solutions for HIV and AIDS

      The Web site highlighting the conference, Now More Than Ever:
      Workplace Solutions for HIV and AIDS, September 7 - 8, 2000,
      Washington, D.C., was launched and can be viewed at
      http://www.brta-lrta.org/conference2000/. The two-day event,
      sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and
      its national business and labor partners, will be an information-
      packed conference where many of the country's HIV workplace leaders
      will present fresh, helpful perspectives on workplace issues.

      New CDC Program Announcement

      CDC announces the availability of the Program Announcement 00100:
      Community-Based Strategies to Increase HIV Testing of Persons at High
      Risk in Communities of Color. Materials for this program are
      available on the NPIN Web site for viewing, printing, and
      downloading. The NPIN site also offers online checklists to assist
      users in determining their eligibility.
      Visit http://www.cdcnpin.org/program/.

      These funds will go to help community-based organizations
      (CBOs) provide HIV counseling, testing, and referral services
      to individuals at high risk for HIV infection. To apply, your
      CBO must be:

      -Working with African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians,
      and/or Asians/Pacific Islanders

      - Located in one of the Metropolitan Statistical Areas with
      the highest prevalence of reported AIDS cases as of 1998,
      http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/funding/00100/msas.pdf, or in
      the counties or cities with the most syphilis cases in 1999,

      For additional eligibility criteria go to:

      Additional HIV/AIDS funding information can be accessed through
      the NPIN Web site at: http://www.cdcnpin.org/topic/funding.htm

      Information on technical assistance, including the audio
      conference, can be found at



      The following publications have recently been added to NPIN

      - Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis
      Infection, MMWR, June 9, 2000/Vol.49/No.RR-6. M036

      - Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults
      and Children. D380

      - AMFAR Treatment Directory Vol.10, No.2. D378

      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

      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.
      You can also download the list from our Web site at


      NPIN is the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for
      information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB, sponsored by the Centers for
      Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). NPIN services are designed
      to facilitate the sharing of information and resources among people
      working in HIV, STD, and TB prevention, treatment, and support
      services. NPIN staff serve a diverse network of people who work in
      international, national, state, and local settings.



      Contact NPIN for information and resources related to education and
      prevention and for published materials, research findings, and news
      about trends related to HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB.

      301-562-1098 International
      888-282-7681 Fax
      301-562-1050 International Fax
      800-243-7012 TTY
      301-588-1589 International TTY
      http://www.cdcnpin.org (Web Site)
      info@... (E-mail)

      CDC NPIN
      P.O. Box 6003
      Rockville, MD 20849-6003



      For personal issues concerning HIV and AIDS and to speak to an
      information specialist to discuss risk factors and preventing HIV
      transmission, the CDC National AIDS Hotline is available 24 hours a
      day, 365 days a year at:

      800-342-AIDS (1-800-342-2437)
      800-AIDS-TTY (1-800-243-7889) TTY
      800-344-SIDA (1-800-344-7432) Spanish
      http://www.ashastd.org/nah/nah.html (Web site)

      For personal issues concerning STDs and to speak to an information
      specialist to discuss risk factors and preventing STD transmission,
      the CDC National STD Hotline is available Monday through Friday, 8
      a.m. to 11 p.m. (ET) at:

      800-243-7889 TTY
      800-344-7432 Spanish
      http://www.ashastd.org/std/stdhotln.html (Web site)

      For questions or to find resources related to HIV and AIDS treatment,
      the HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS) is available Monday
      through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (ET) at:

      800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440)
      301-519-6616 Fax
      888-480-3739 TTY
      atis@... (E-mail)
      http://www.hivatis.org (Web site)

      For questions or to find resources related to AIDS clinical trials,
      call the AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS), Monday
      through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (ET) at:

      800-TRIALS-A (1-800-874-2572)
      301-519-6616 Fax
      888-480-3739 TTY
      actis@... (E-mail)
      http://www.actis.org (Web site)


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