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Notice to Readers Fifth National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control

CDC, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, and the Association of State and Territorial Chronic Disease Program Directors will cosponsor the Fifth National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, "From 1990 to 2000," October 17-19, 1990, in Detroit. The conference is open to the public.

The conference will emphasize interactions among federal, state, and local health departments; voluntary health agencies; and professional organizations. It will include two plenary sessions: Demographic Trends--Implications for Chronic Disease and the Public's Health, and Tobacco Control--Science and Politics. Six concurrent sessions of invited papers will focus on: special populations--minorities, the elderly, and rural inhabitants; state highlights--Michigan; quality of life and disability--issues and impact; dietary fat/nutrition; industry and chronic disease prevention--societal roles and responsibilities; and state and community tobacco-control activities. The conference will also include oral presentations, poster sessions, and roundtable discussions on related chronic disease topics involving program development and implementation, epidemiologic studies, and social and economic issues.

Additional information is available from the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Mailstop A37, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333; telephone: (404) 639-1750 or FTS 236-2249; FAX (404) 639-0043.

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