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  •   On November 11, 2017, WHO STI Cgief Teodora Wi gave a TedX Talk on STIs in Montecarlo, Monaco, aiming to  increase awareness on STIs, reduce stigma, promote prevention and treatment and sexual health.  The talk was posted on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRGZcNMR24o     Teodora Wi
  •   The words purportedly banned last week from the budget processes affecting the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention are ones that should capture the attention of every ASTDA member.*  Yesterday, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald - CDC Director - issued a statement noting CDC's ongoing commitment "...to our public health mission as a science- and evidence-based institution."  
  • The following articles appear in the January issue of The Real World of STD Prevention in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, marking the 5th anniversary of the rubric. Papers in this section are selected for their relevance to day-to-day STI practice and they can be downloaded at no cost, whether one subscribes to the journal or not.  Outcomes of Preexposure Prophylaxis Referrals From Public STI Clinics and Implications for the Preexposure Prophylaxis Continuum Bhatia,
  • The following two articles are featured in this month's issue of the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases and are available for download at no cost: Selecting an HIV Test: A Narrative Review for Clinicians and Researchers Hurt, Christopher B.; Nelson, Julie A.E.; Hightow-Weidman, Lisa B.; Miller, William C. Less Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 44(12):739-746, December 2017.  In The Real World of STD Prevention: Utilization of Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • 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
  • 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: ·    
  • 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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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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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 February 2018

  Browse the latest Table of Contents from Sexually Transmitted Diseases View this email online.       Current Issue Previous Articles & Issues About the Journal Search Journal   A new issue
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NCSD Weekly Update January 26, 2017

  View in Browser STD WEEKLY January 26, 2018       This Week in Congress The (brief) government shut down ends, but is another one right around the corner? Also, the President will release his
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Table of Contents January 2018

      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
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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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