National & International Calendar.September 9-11: US-Mexico HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Border Conference, Tucson, AZ. Contact: El Rio/Special Immunology Associates, 1701 W. St. Mary's Rd., suite 160, Tucson, AZ 85745, Tel: 520/903-1926, www.elrio.org.
Sept. 19-22: U.S. Conference on AIDS, Anaheim, CA. Contact: Paul Woods, Nat'l Minority AIDS Council (NMAC NMAC National Minority AIDS Council
NMAC New Mexico Administrative Code
NMAC New Mexico Association of Counties
NMAC Near Mid-Air Collision
NMAC Nissan Motors Acceptance Corporation
NMAC Nuclear Maintenance Application Center ), 202/483-6622 x343, www.nmac.org.
Sept. 22-25: 4th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. , San Diego, CA. www.intmedpress.com
September 24-26: WORLD's 21st Retreat for HIV+ Women, Healdsburg, CA. Partial scholarships (for registration only) for first timers. 510/986-0340.
Sept. 27-30: 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy (ICAAC ICAAC Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
ICAAC Iowa Community College Athletic Conference ), San Diego, CA. 202/737-3600; ICAAC@asmusa.org.
Oct. 9-11: Clinical care strategies for children and youth with HIV, New Jersey. Contact: Hakimah Shariff, UMDNJ-Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Ctr, POB PoB - Prisoner of Bill 1709, Newark, NJ 07101-1709. Tel: 973/972-0400 x245, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 10-13: WomanPower wom·an·pow·er
Power in terms of the women available to a particular group or required for a particular task. Retreat for HIV+ Women, Helena, MT. Contact: Claudia Montagne, 406/431-7416; email@example.com.
Oct. 12-19: 5th Annual Poz Hetero Retreat. (Cruise for HIV+ heterosexuals departs from/returns to Miami.) Contact: Center for Positive Connections, 888-767-2666, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.positiveconnections.org.
Oct. 17: Global Day of Protest Against Coke. www.healthgap.org. (Noon demo at Pacific Stock Exchange, 301 Pine St., in San Francisco.)
Oct. 24-26: Gay & Lesbian Medical Association Conference, Toronto, Canada. GLMA GLMA Gay and Lesbian Medical Association , 2002 Conference, 459 Fulton St. #107, San Francisco, CA 94102.
Oct. 24-27: Intl Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections: Asia-Pacific Congress, Beijing, China. Contact: Mr. Ron Meng, Intl Convention Services, email@example.com, Tel: +86 10 6527 8804 Fax: +86 10 6512 3754
Nov. 7-10: Ass'n of Nurses in AIDS Care, San Francisco, CA. Contact: 80 S. Summit St., 500 Courtyard Square, Akron, OH 44308-1736; tel: 330/762-5739.
Nov. 17-21: 6th International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection, Glasgow, Scotland. Tel: +44-1625-664-000; HIV6@gardiner_caldwell.com
Dec. 1-3: 2nd Int'l Conference on Substance Abuse & HIV, Hope 2002, Mumbai, India. Tel: 91-22-345-3253, Cell: 98204 27223
Dece. 1-4: 4th Nat'l Harm Reduction Conference, "Taking Drug Users Seriously", Seattle, WA. Contact: HRC HRC Human Rights Campaign
HRC Human Rights Council (UN)
HRC Human Rights Commission
HRC Hard Rock Cafe
HRC Hillary Rodham Clinton (democratic senator/presidential candidate; former first lady) , 22 W. 27th St., 5th flr, NY, NY 10001. Fax: 212/213-6582; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.harmreduction.org
Dec. 8-11: National AIDS Treatment Advocates Forum (NATAF NATAF Northwest African Tactical Air Force ), New Orleans, LA. Contact: Paul Woods, NMAC, 202/483-6622 x343 or email@example.com.
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