British Association for Sexual Health and HIV
Also found in: Acronyms.
British Association for Sexual Health and HIVA 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.
Medical practitioners and other healthcare workers, scientists.