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Seventh 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 Seventh National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, October 21-23, 1992, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference is open to the public. This year's theme is "Prevention: Can It Be Marketed, Managed, and Make a Difference?"

The conference will emphasize interactions among federal, state, and local health departments; voluntary health agencies; and professional organizations. Presentations will be given in plenary, invited, abstract, poster, and workshop sessions. Topics will include future implications for prevention and public health; prevention effectiveness; behavioral research; use of epidemiology for decision making; chronic disease prevention and control in the worksite; clinic-based interventions; cancer prevention and control; reaching children and adolescents; smoking and health; nutrition and chronic disease prevention; community-based interventions; cardiovascular disease prevention and control; reaching the underserved; chronic disease surveillance; diabetes prevention and control; management by empowerment; enlisting minority health organizations in chronic disease prevention/control advocacy; and international chronic disease prevention and control.

Additional information is available from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Mailstop K-43, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333; telephone (404) 488-5390; fax (404) 488-5962.

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