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STD App, Hula, Lets Users Learn (And Alert People) About Their Status With A Tap

Date Published: 
November 21, 2013
Source: 
Huffington Post
Source Author: 
Dina Fine Maron

State by State: What's Happening on STDs in the South?

Chlamydia. Gonorrhea. Syphilis. I’ve learned a lot more than I ever thought I’d know about these three STDs—especially where they’re most prevalent—during my internship with the National Coalition of STD Directors these past three weeks. Read more...

How Do You End an Epidemic of STDs? It Takes a Country

While the cool mornings here in our nation’s capital may belie it, it is April again, which means the yearly observation of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month. Read more...

Fact Sheet: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Basics

Date Published: 
October 14, 2011

2008 NCSD fact sheet providing basic information on sexually transmitted diseases, including different types, the importance of prevention, and the health care cost

Fact Sheet: The Impact of STDs on Different Populations

Date Published: 
December 1, 2010

A 2008 NCSD fact sheet highlighting the disparities seen in the rates of STDs within certain populations and communities, particularly among women, youth, communities of color, incarcerated populations, and men who have sex with men (MSM)

Policy Prioritization (Concept Mapping) Webinar

Organization: 
Concept Systems Incorporated & NCSD

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), the American Social Health Association (ASHA), and the American STD Association (ASTDA), together with the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), conducted a concept mapping process to identify high-priority, national policy initiatives to reduce HIV/AIDS and STD transmission. Read more...

Date Published: 
Monday, April 25, 2011

CDC Report on a Public Health Approach for Advancing Sexual Health in the United States

Organization: 
CDC-National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP)

In April 2010, NCSD participated a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) consultation on "A Public Health Approach for Advancing Sexual Health in the United States: Rationale and Options for Implementation." The meeting generated a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and feedback. Read more...

Date Published: 
Monday, May 9, 2011
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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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Sexually transmitted disease (STD) programs do an enormous amount of work to protect the public’s health with continually declining resources. There are many opportunities associated with the evolution of health care in the United States.

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The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) and the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) are pleased to launch “Addressing Stigma: A Blueprint for HIV/STD Prevention and Care Outcomes for Black and L

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