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Fourth National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

CDC and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials will cosponsor the Fourth National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control: Implementing Effective Strategies, September 20-22, 1989, at the Bahia Hotel in San Diego. The conference is open to the public; registration is free. The conference will build on the strategies identified by the participants at the three previous conferences and will emphasize the interactions among federal, state, and local health departments, voluntary health agencies, professional organizations, and others. The 1989 conference will include plenary sessions that address legislation, surveillance, and year 2000 health objectives. Seven concurrent sessions will focus on screening and quality assurance; evaluation; diabetes and obesity; childhood antecedents of chronic disease; emerging issues, programs, and controversies in chronic disease prevention and control; barriers to risk-factor modification among minorities; and nutrition and cancer. Additional information is available from Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Mailstop C07, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333; telephone: (404) 639-2249 or FTS 236-2249.

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