Sexually transmitted diseases

Innovations

Inner-City School Health Center's Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services: Enhancing Access to Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prenatal Care, and Contraception 12/06/12

The Rush University College of Nursing operates health centers inside three Chicago public schools that provide convenient, comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to a primarily...

Community-Driven Clinic for Refugee Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive, Culturally Sensitive Care Across the Reproductive Life Span 11/13/12

The Refugee Women's Health Clinic provides culturally competent, comprehensive care across the reproductive life span to a largely African, Asian, and Middle Eastern refugee community in Maricopa...

Weekly Text Messaging Service Enhances Access to Local Clinics and Accurate Information on Sexual Health for Teens and Young Adults 03/06/11

A statewide text messaging service (known as “Hookup”) provides weekly sexual health tips and connects high-risk teens and young adults in California to locally available sexual and reproductive...

Easily Accessible, Welcoming Center Enhances Access to Medical and Social Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Homeless Youth 12/07/10

A program of Howard Brown Health Center and its community partners, Broadway Youth Center offers a wide array of social and medical services to homeless and underserved youth, especially those who...

Web-Based Triage and Scheduling System Generates High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, Enhances Access to Sexual Health Services 11/04/10

Along with offering scheduling via telephone or in person, 3 United Kingdom–based sexual health clinics give patients age 16 and older the option of requesting appointments at any time through a...

QualityTools

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Adolescent and School Health: Sexual Risk Behavior Publications and Resources 03/06/13

This Web site offers resources to support HIV and sexually transmitted diseases prevention programs in schools. The resources provide education, training, and more to assist in decreasing sexual risk behaviors among students. Tools available...

Why Screen for Chlamydia? An Implementation Guide for Healthcare Providers 07/28/11

This guide provides health care professionals with information and tools to improve the delivery of chlamydia screening to patients; make chlamydia screening and care a routine part of a medical practice; provide confidential care to adolescents...

REALtalkDC 04/14/11

The REALtalkDC campaign is geared towards young people in the District of Columbia (DC). The campaign reaches youth by providing sexual health information online and through a text messaging service that allows users to text “REALtalk” to 61827...

Teen Source: The Hookup 03/28/11

The Hookup is a statewide text messaging service in California that aims to provide youth with relevant and accurate sexual and reproductive health information and a convenient, confidential resource for accessing local clinics that offer free or...

KidsHealth 03/16/11

As part of the Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, the KidsHealth Web site provides parents, kids, and teens with easy-to-understand information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years...

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