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  • This year's recipient of the ASTDA Distinguished Career Award is Dr. Anne Rompalo, Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. We spoke with her during the 2016 World Congress of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections in Marrakesh, Morocco. Topic of discussion: the future of STD point-of-care testing. Pease listen to the podcast by pressing the "play" button below on the STDPO home page or by going to the "R
  •   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service  Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention (CDC)  Atlanta, GA 30341-3724  May 6, 2016  Dear Colleagues,  As you are aware, the World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and CDC has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to its highest level. STD grantees have expressed interest
  • The number of ocular syphilis cases continues to increase. Whether this is simply a reflection of the rising syphilis epidemic or a result of a particular aggressive treponemal strain is not clear. Regardless, if not treated promptly, ocular syphilis may cause significant complications, including permanent blindness. Thus, STD clinicians should be aware of this serious syphilis manifestation and assessment of visual complaints and other symptoms of neurologic involvement should b
  • The joint conference of the 20nd Meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research and the 18th World Congress of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections will be held July 9-12, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. More information on: www.stihivrio2017.com
  • The 2017 National Sexual Health Conference, to be held in Denver July 6-8, 2017,aims to create opportunities to share information, efforts, and best practices around sexual health across the lifespan by bridging the varied disciplines of education, advocacy, and clinical care, among others.  The conference is targeted to individuals across the range of sexual health including individuals in organizations involved in clinical care, education, reproductive health, HIV, STDs, LGBT healthc
  • August 5, 2016 Dear Partners in Prevention: Following are a number of updates to help you prepare for the 2016 STD Prevention Conference: Most immediately, early regis

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Zika Virus Testing and Sexual Transmission

"At present, Zika virus testing for the assessment of risk for sexual transmission is of uncertain value, because current understanding of the duration and pattern of shedding of Zika virus in the male and female genitourinary tract is lim- ited. Therefore, testing of specimens to assess risk for sexual transmission is currently not recommended. Zika virus testing is recommended for persons who have had possible sexual exposure to Zika virus and who develop signs or sy
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ASTDA at the 2016 STD Prevention Conference

September 20, 2016  Dear Colleagues, We welcome many of you to the 2016 National STD Conference kicking off tonight at 6:00 PM at the Atlanta Hilton with an opening plenary featuring Professor Sheena McCormack from the University College London who will talk about STD clinical innovations in the context of rolling out HIV PrEP in London. Her lecture is entitled: “PrEPortunity for STD Control.” ASTDA is sponsoring a number of events at the conference:   Wednesday 12:00–1:30 PM: Conference Partners Luncheon - Open to All. Join us for lunch and presentations by the leadership of ASTDA, ASHA, CDC, NCSD, and PHAC.
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STDPOdcast with Anne Rompalo

This year's recipient of the ASTDA Distinguished Career Award is Dr. Anne Rompalo, Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. We spoke with her during the 2016 World Congress of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections in Marrakesh, Morocco. Topic of discussion: the future of STD point-of-care testing.
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Table of Contents September 2016

September 2016 - Volume 43 - Issue 9 pp: 531-593 Table of Contents Outline Subscribe to eTOC View Contributor Index Actions View Original Studies   A Daily Diary Analysis of Condom Breakage and Slippage During Vaginal Sex or
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NCSD Weekly Update - September 16, 2016

  Dear NCSD Members -   With this weekly communication, please find the following: Attention All DIS! Apply for a Scholarship to Attend the NCSD 2016 Annual Meeting Today is Global Female Condom Day!  2016 National
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NCSD Weekly Update - September 2, 2016

    Dear NCSD Members -   We hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend and enjoy the rest of summer. With this weekly communication, please find the following: NCSD 2016 Annual Meeting Join NCSD in
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NNPTC News - August, 2016

NNPTC NEWS August 11, 2016 Visit Our Website Save The Date! 2016 NNPTC Annual Meeting! December 5 & 6, 2016 Phoenix, AZ Hotel: Wigwam Hotel Registration: Coming Soon! Take our 2016 survey on meeting topics here! 2016 STD Prevention Conference September 20
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2016 National STD Prevention Conference

The 2016 National STD Prevention Conference will be held September 20-23 in Atlanta, GA. Abstracts can now be submitted. More information at this link.

Posted on January 26, 2016

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National Sexual Health Conference July 6 - 8, 2017

The 2017 National SHC aims to create opportunities to share information, efforts, and best practices around sexual health across the lifespan by bridging the varied disciplines of education, advocacy, and clinical care, among oth...

Posted on August 19, 2016

contact: Halley.Hadfield@dhha.org

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STI&HIV World Congress 2017 - Rio de Janeiro

The joint conference of the 20nd Meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research and the 18th World Congress of the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections will be held July ...

Posted on August 19, 2016

contact: mauroromero@id.uff.br

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