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  • Articles in the Real World of STD Prevention can be downloaded at not cost.   Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Expedited Partner Therapy in the Real World Nemeth, Sheila Vaidya; Schillinger, Julia A.   Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 46(10):693-696, October 2019.
  • October 8, 2019 Dear Partners in Prevention, Today, CDC released the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Surveillance Report, 2018. STDs reached an all-time high in 2018, marking the fifth consecutive year of increases for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The most alarming threat: newborn deaths from syphilis.  There was a startling 22 percent increase in ne
  • To respond to the alarming and still rising rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the Unites States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, through the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) has requested that The National Academy of Siences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) will convene an ad-hoc committee on the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections in the United States.  Specifically, the Committee will examine:
  • 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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STI's in US at Record Highs

October 8, 2019 Dear Partners in Prevention, Today, CDC released the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Surveillance Report, 2018. STDs reached an all-time high in 2018, marking the fifth consecutive year of increases for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The most alarming threat: newborn deaths from syphilis.  There was a startling 22 percent increase in ne
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From the ASTDA President

  August 21, 2019  Greetings ASTDA Members!    It has been a year since I took office as President and there are many important things going on with ASTDA that I want to share with you. As you are no doubt aware, there have been many changes in our working environment over the past year some of which are positive (e.g. additional funding support as a result of the End HIV Initiative) and some of which are not (e.g. increasing numbers of state laws that are harmful to women’s sexual & reproductive health). It is with
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The Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Syphilis: An Update and Review

From the New York STD Prevention Tratining Center   Hi everyone,   We wanted to let the network know of a new clinical resource regarding syphilis that we just released. This is a collaboration of the NYC PTC and the NYC DOHMH Bureau of STI Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Infections, with additional contributors and reviewers, including CDC.   We have developed a clinical review of syphilis management (attached) and the material is intended to serve
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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...

Posted on April 14, 2017

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2018 National STD Prevention Conference

Save the date! The 2018 National STD Prevention Conference will be held August 27-30, 2018 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC with the theme: "Intersecting Epidemics, Integrated Solutions.

Posted on November 10, 2017

contact: https://wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/RequestForm.aspx

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