Dear members of the American STD Association:I hope you are all doing well and have found a new rhythm to your daily lives that keeps you safe, productive and mentally well. I know it has been a struggle to find new processes for working and communicating, but hopefully we are all getting to a better place than we were two months ago! I wanted to share with you some updates on ASTDA activities that might
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The World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Global HIV, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections is accepting applications for two STI-related positions: The Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Lead within the Department of Global HIV, Hepatitis and STI programme at WHO, Geneva. This is an exciting position to help lead and build a public health programme to address the growing burden of STIs globally and to ensure countries are on track to implement the Global Health
Call for Applications for the ASTDA Board of Directors The ASTDA Nomination Committee is soliciting applications for several positions on the ASTDA Board of Directors. Based on the latest amendments to the ASTDA Charter and Bylaws approved by the ASTDA membership on January 7, 2020, we are currently looking to fill the following positions for a two-year term: Up to two (2) early career stage members (i.e., a member who is no more than
ASTDA awards recognize individuals who epitomize the Association’s mission. Awardees are honored for significant contributions toward the prevention, control and ultimate eradication of sexually transmitted infections. Individuals may be recognized for significant scholarship in medical, epidemiologic, laboratory, or behavioral research; for the development of high-impact programs in partnership with key communities; for exemplary teaching or mentorship of developing leaders; or for other distinctive services to the field. NOMINATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 15, 2020 by
Dear ASTDA Members, We have updated our charter and bylaws and need a 2/3 voting membership approval to implement these changes. Your vote is critical. Please submit your vote before 6 January, 2020 (please vote sooner if possible!) If you are a current member, please log in to your account to access additional content on this page and learn more about these updates and how to vote.
Letter from the President—August 2019 Greetings ASTDA Members! It has been a year since I took office as President and there are many important things going on with ASTDA that I want to share with you. As you are no doubt aware, there have been many changes in our working environment over the past year some of which are positive (e.g. additional funding support as a result of the End HIV Initiative) and some of
ASTDA/IUSTI-North America submitted a successful bid to host the 2023 combined ISSTDR/IUSTI World Congress. The Congress will be held in Chicago, July 22-26, 2023 in conjunction with the National Sexual Health Conference. More information on the bid can be found here. Mark your calendar!
The new American administration led by Donald Trump and Michael Pence promises changes likely detrimental to the public health infrastructure addressing sexually transmitted diseases, and to the funding streams that support research on prevention, treatment, and education. Rollback of expanded health access, insecurity among immigrant populations, loss of legal protections for sexual and gender minorities, and aggressive restrictions on sexual/reproductive health services are just the most general areas that affect STD at the intersections of
The 2017 STI & HIV World Congress to be held July 9 -12, at the Windsor Convention & Expo Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Access the official site through this LINK.