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Notice to Readers: Satellite Broadcast on HIV Prevention

CDC and the Public Health Training Network will present a satellite broadcast and web cast, "Update on Rapid Testing for HIV," on Thursday, April 24, 2003, beginning at 1 p.m., EST. The 2-hour forum describes rapid tests for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) including availability, administration, benefits and limitations, implementation considerations for counseling and testing, confirmatory testing for positive test results, quality assurance and training, and resources for updates on rapid testing. A panel of experts will address viewers' questions and comments, which can be sent by fax before, during, and after the program.

Additional information is available at and through CDC's Fax Information System, telephone 888-232-3299, by entering document number 130039 and a return fax number. Organizations are responsible for setting up their own viewing sites and are encouraged to register their sites as soon as possible so persons who want to view the broadcast can access information online. Directions for establishing and registering a viewing are available on the website. The broadcast also can be viewed live or later on computers with Internet and Real Player capability through a link at Videotapes of the broadcast can be ordered while supplies last by telephone, 800-458-5231.

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