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  • STDPO posted 3 new podcasts:    Dennis Fortenberry and Bobbie van der Pol on new ASTDA initiatives for young investigators Derek Freedman and Henry de Vries on the 2018 IUSTI World Congress in Dublin David Harvey discusses goings on at NCSD All podcasts are available under "Resources". Previous podcasts can be found by clicking "STDPOdcast" in the word cloud in the left bar on the Resources tab.   
  • September 26, 2017 Dear Partners in Prevention,   This year’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report, 2016, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), marks the third year of overall increasing rates for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. While STDs can impact anyone, the new report underscores how disparities are deepening for the hardest- hit and most vulnerable groups: ·    
  • In the October issue of the the STD journal, there are two articles of special interest to the field  The Need to Promote Sexual Health in America: A New Vision for Public Health by Ford et al. Modernizing Field Services for Human Immuodeficiency Virus and Sexually Transmitted Infections by Golden et al. In The Real World of STD Prevention this month: Cervical  Cancer Screening and Prevention in 78 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinics - United States, 2014-2015 b
  • This article was commisioned by the Lancet Infectious Diseases and provides a detailed summary of the major challenges STI prevention and control face globally. It is available free of charge at this website.  (login free but required)  Summary WHO estimated that nearly 1 million people become infected every day with any of four curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs): chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis, and trichomoniasis. Despite their high global incidenc

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2018 IUSTI World Congress in Dublin

The 2018 World Congress of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections will be held in Dublin, Ireland, June 27-30, 2018. The venue for the Congress will be the historic academic oasis of Trinity College Dublin in the centre of this friendly and bustling city, where the quadrangles will allow time for conversation and discussion. In choosing the theme "The Appliance of Science", the organizers emphasize the great practical advances that science has br
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Rising to the Occasion

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released its 2016 STD Surveillance Report. The news is not good: compared to 2015, chlamydia rates are up 4.5%, gonorrhea rates are up 18.5%, and primary and secondary syphilis 18%. While the current syphilis epidemic in the U.S. has been largely occurring among men having sex with men, early syphilis increased by 36% among women between 2015 and 2016, and congenital syphilis rates are up 28%. What’s worse, while STI rates have been rising for the past 5 years, the Trump administration has proposed to slash CDC’s STD prevention budget by 17%. Par for the
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STDPOdcast: Drs. Dennis Fortenberry and Bobbie van der Pol on ASTDA Young Investigators Initiative

ASTDA President Dennis Fortenberry and President-elect Bobbie van der Pol discuss ASTDA initiatives for young investigators.
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Table of Contents November 2017

    Current Issue Previous Articles & Issues About the Journal Search Journal   A new issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases is now available online and for download through the iPad app!&
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NCSD Weekly Update October 13, 2017

  View in Browser STD WEEKLY October 13, 2017       This Week in Congress An Executive Order, the Prevention and Public Health Fund under the knife, and HHS under new leadership. We're here
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NCSD Weekly Update October 6, 2017

  View in Browser STD WEEKLY October 6, 2017       DIS Recognition Day 2017 It's our favorite day of the year - DIS Recognition Day! Make sure you thank a DIS today and check
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NCSD Weekly Update September 29, 2017

  View in Browser STD WEEKLY September 29, 2017       This Week in Congress The Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal and Replace effort fizzles and Congress turns its attention to budget resolutions and a tax overhaul package.&
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NCSD Weekly Update September 22, 2017

  View in Browser STD WEEKLY September 22, 2017       This Week in Congress We always knew September was going to be a busy month, and it has not disappointed! This week, the Senate prepared
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Table of Contents October 2017

          A new issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases is now available online and for download through the iPad app!  Keep reading below for more details about this
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2018 IUSTI World and European Congress

The 2018 World Congress of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) will be held in conjunction with the annual IUSTI Europe conference from June 27-30, 2018 at Trinity College in Dublin Ireland.&nb...

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