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MEMPHIS, TN — On Tuesday, January 13, 2009, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region and the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department are hosting an educational workshop about infectious diseases in Memphis and Shelby County.

The workshop is free and open to all healthcare workers, social workers and others in the infectious disease field.

WHAT: Infectious Diseases of Memphis and Shelby County Workshop

DATE:Tuesday, January 13, 2009

TIME:  1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:   The Assisi Foundation of Memphis

                  515 Erin Drive

                  Memphis, TN 38117

WHO:  Health professionals, including nurses, physicians, social workers, medical and nursing students

The workshop will include presentations about sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS sensitivity training, tuberculosis testing, treatment, contact investigations, and partner notification about STDs. Click here to view the workshop agenda.

Those interested in attending are asked to register by January 12, 2009 by printing and filling out the attached registration form and faxing it to (901) 274-1660. The registration form is also available on line—click here.

For more information about the workshop, call Alexandria Taylor, Community Health Educator at Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region at (901) 725-3014 or email at



Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMR’s mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.


Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region


Joan Carr
Director of Community Affairs
(901) 725-3008


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