The TDH Bureau of HIV and STD Prevention hosted the 12th Annual Texas HIV/STD Conference on April 6-9, 1999, at the Austin Convention Center, located at 500 East Cesar Chavez Street in Austin, Texas. The overall goal and objectives of the conference are listed below.
Overall Conference Goal
"To provide information, skill building, and opportunities for exchange of information among HIV/STD prevention, intervention, and clinical care providers, creating cohesive partnerships in order to serve those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS/STDs."
Overall Conference Objectives
By the end of the conference, participants will be able to:
- demonstrate increased knowledge in areas relevant to HIV/AIDS/STD prevention, early intervention, and care;
- demonstrate skills necessary to deliver effective education, counseling, and treatment in settings appropriate for persons engaging in risk behaviors; and
- develop and implement prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies which optimize community resources.
The Conference Steering Committee (CSC) gratefully acknowleges the following groups who contributed immeasurably to the success of this year's conference:
The Conference Steering Committee is proud to offer the conference proceedings on-line.
The Texas HIV/STD Clinical Conference was held on Thursday, April 8, 1999 in Austin. The clinical conference proceedings are also available on-line.
For more information about the Texas HIV/STD Conference, the Conference Steering Committee.