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Partners in STD Prevention

Advocates for Youth
Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

American Social Health Association (ASHA)
Specializing in communications outreach to the public, patients, press, providers, and policy makers, the American Social Health Association is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and communities with an emphasis on sexual health and a focus on preventing sexually transmitted diseases and their harmful consequences.

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs.

Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
Through the promotion of effective programs and public policy, APHL strives to provide public health laboratories with the resources to protect the health of US residents and to prevent and control disease globally.

Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO)
ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. With a membership comprised of the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, ASTHO's primary function is to track, evaluate, and advise members on the impact and formation of public or private health policy which may affect them and to provide them with guidance and technical assistance on improving the nation's health.

Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of STDs and their complications.

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) represents the nation's chief state health agency staff who have programmatic responsibility for administering HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis healthcare, prevention, education, and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments. NASTAD is dedicated to reducing the incidence of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis infections in the U.S. and its territories, providing comprehensive, compassionate, and high-quality care to all persons living with HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis, and ensuring responsible public policies.

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
The National Association of County and City Health Officials represent the 2,700 local health departments across the United States. NACCHO serves as a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for local health departments in order to ensure the conditions that promote health and equity, combat disease, and improve the quality and length of all lives.

National Chlamydia Coalition (NCC)
Convened in 2008 to address the continued high burden of chlamydia infection among women age 25 and under, the National Chlamydia Coalition strives to reduce the rates of chlamydia and its harmful effects among sexually active adolescents and young adults. The NCC is comprised of national non-profit organizations, health care professional associations, advocacy groups, health insurers, and local, state, and federal government representatives.

National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA)
The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) represents the broad spectrum of family planning administrators and clinicians serving the nation's low-income and uninsured. For 40 years, NFPRHA members have shared a commitment to providing high-quality, federally funded family planning care--making them a critical component of the nation's public health safety net.

National Male Training Center (MTC) for Family Planning and Reproductive Health
The National Male Training Center (MTC) for Family Planning and Reproductive Health offers training and performance improvement information and services for family planning and reproductive health care staff throughout the United States.

National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)
The National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC) is a CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities. The PTCs are dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. The NNPTC provides health professionals with a spectrum of state-of-the-art educational opportunities including experiential learning with an emphasis on prevention.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
SIECUS promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.

Highlighted Resources

Insurance reimbursement from patients, including those newly covered through recent changes in the health car

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NCSD is proud to announce the release of its 2013 STD and HIV Legislative Highlights and Analysis.

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The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) in partnership with the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) hosted a webinar: Point of Care Testing-Where Are We Going?  

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