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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
AIDS Education Meeting Opens

August 2, 1988
The Second International Conference on AIDS Education opened Tuesday in Charleston, S.C. More than 500 public health workers, educators, and doctors from around the world planned to attend. The conference--sponsored by the International Society for AIDS Education, the University of South Carolina School of Public Health, and the Carolina AIDS Research and Education Project--features workshops on AIDS education among blacks, in the workplace, and in prison. Participants will discuss strategies used around the world to educate people on AIDS prevention. Featured speakers include the National Cancer Institute's Dr. James Mason and the National AIDS Network's PAUl Kawata. A second two-day conference on on managing AIDS services and resources in the U.S. will follow the international meeting.