CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases in collaboration with
numerous partners, is planning the International Conference on Women and Infectious
Diseases to be held February 27-28, 2004, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Atlanta
Marriott Marquis. The goal of the conference is to enhance prevention and
control of infectious diseases among women worldwide. Featured topics include
the impact of globalization, women and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome, perinatal infectious diseases, vaccinations, and
links between infectious and chronic diseases. Other topics include infectious
disease disparities, sex-appropriate interventions, effective health communications,
and cultural competence in preventing infectious diseases among women. Additional
information is available from CDC, telephone 404-371-5312 or 404-371-5311.
Information about registration is available at http://www.womenshealthconf.org.