ASTDA position papers and position statements reflect the opinions and recommendations of ASTDA. These papers and statements have been approved by ASTDA’s Board and Executive Committee and are published in the Sexually Transmitted Diseases journal.

Position papers/statements reflect the opinions and recommendations of the ASTDA on important issues relevant to the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections. Position papers and statements encompass policy issues as well as clinical and scientific topics. Read more about how position papers are developed in ASTDA’s Position Papers and Statements Guidelines.

To develop a new position paper/statement, revise an existing position paper/statement, or withdraw a position paper/statement in progress, download the Intent for Position Paper/Statement form and submit that via email.