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Notice to Readers Sixth 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 Sixth National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, ``Making Prevention a Reality,'' October 22--24, 1991, in Washington, D.C.

The conference will emphasize interactions among federal, state, and local health departments; voluntary health agencies; and professional organizations. Topics will include legislative issues in chronic disease prevention; action for achieving the national health objectives for the year 2000; epidemiology; women's health issues; breast and cervical cancer control; behavioral research; academic and public health agency linkages; and state experiences in community-based heart disease prevention. Two workshops will address techniques for working with legislatures and working with the media. Abstracts are being solicited for oral presentations and poster sessions.

The deadline for abstracts is June 21, 1991. Additional information is available from the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Mailstop K-43, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333; telephone (404) 488-5390 or FTS 236-5390; FAX (404) 488-5962.

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