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Notice to Readers: Satellite Broadcast for Effective Behavioral Interventions for HIV/STD Prevention

April 26, 2002

CDC's National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention will sponsor a satellite broadcast, "Effective Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention," on Thursday, May 23, 2002, from 2-4 p.m. EST. The broadcast will demonstrate the use of four effective behavioral-intervention programs for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention: Popular Opinion Leader (POL), Mpowerment, VOICES/VOCES, and Community PROMISE. Interviews and tours with staff and clients implementing these interventions in communities of color will be shown. Researchers will comment on the core elements of each intervention. In addition, viewers will receive information on how they can register to receive training and technical assistance for the interventions.

This broadcast is designed for organizations and persons who provide HIV prevention services, including federal and state agencies, health departments, HIV prevention community planning groups, national and regional minority organizations, community-based organizations, community leaders, youth-oriented service providers, and capacity-building assistance providers. Viewers can fax questions and comments to panelists before and during the satellite broadcast.

Additional information about the broadcast is available at and from CDC's Fax Information System, 888-232-3299 (enter document number 130025 and a return fax number). Organizations setting up viewing sites should register online or by fax as early as possible so that potential viewers can access information about viewing locations when visiting the website or calling the information line.

This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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