CDC and the Public Health Training Network will present a satellite
broadcast and webcast, "Rapid Testing: Advances for HIV Prevention," on Thursday,
November 18, 2004, beginning at 1 p.m. EST. The 2-hour forum will cover types
of rapid tests for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), implementation considerations
such as testing women in labor, confirmatory testing, and quality assurance.
A panel of experts will answer viewers' questions, which can be sent via fax
during the broadcast or by e-mail after the broadcast.