British Association for Sexual Health and HIV

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British Association for Sexual Health and HIV

A body formed in 2003 by the merger of the Medical Society for the Study of Venereal Diseases (established 1922) and the Association for Genitourinary Medicine (established 1992). BASHH aims to:
• Improve the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including all sexually transmitted infections, HIV and other sexual health problems;
• Advance public health and education as it relates to STDs and HIV;
• Promote a high standard in the specialty of Genitourinary Medicine.

Members
Medical practitioners and other healthcare workers, scientists.
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The BASHH figures come after a number of sexual health doctors voiced their support for vaccinating girls aged 12 to 14 as part of their school vaccination programme.
The provision of integrated sexual health services is supported by current accredited training programmes and guidance from relevant professional bodies including FSRH, BASHH, BHIVA, MEDFASH, RCOG and NICE and relevant national policy and guidance issued by the Department of Health and Public Health England.
2nd Joint Conference of BHIVA with BASHH, 20-23 April 2010, Manchester.
Dr Nathan Sankar, consultant physician in genito urinary medicine at Newcastle General Hospital, successfully bid at a BASHH meeting last year His bid presentation was supported by NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau - the specialist business-tourism team attracting conferences to the destination - through their Conference Ambassador Programme.