The European Commission has published a call for proposals within the Programme of Community action on the prevention of AIDS and certain other communicable diseases (1996 to 2000). The Programme, covering a five-year period, has been allocated a budget of 49.6 million euro. The Commission now calls for the actions to be implemented under the programmes, covering the following four areas: - Surveillance and monitoring of communicable diseases; - Combating transmission; - Information, education and training; - Support for persons with HIV/AIDS and combating discrimination. Priority will be given to projects involving public bodies and/or non-governmental organisations able to demonstrate sufficiently their competence in the field concerned. For further information, please contact: European Commission Programme "AIDS and other communicable diseases" DG V/F/4 Bâtiment Jean Monnet Plateau du Kirchberg L-2920 Luxembourg Fax +352-4301-33248 All correspondence concerning this call for proposals must state the reference number VP/19996/006.