The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) is continuing its commitment to fight HPV-related (human papillomavirus) disease with the launch of a nationwide survey of safety net STD clinics. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Diseases associated with HPV include genital warts and cervical, anal, and oral-pharyngeal cancer, among others.
This week, the House Appropriations Committee Chair Hal Rogers (R- KY) released a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will keep the government functioning at the current top-line funding level ($1.012 trillion) through December 11.
On Tuesday, March 4, President Obama sent his fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request to Congress. This budget includes a $7 million funding increase for the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prev