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.
References in periodicals archive ?
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) press release, 15 February 2011.
The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) annual conference, will come to Tyneside in 2011 - the first time it will be held in the North East.
In 2006, the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) [1] published a guideline whose scope and purpose was: To support people with HIV to enjoy good sexual health for their own personal well-being, as well as to help clinicians to provide treatment and care for people with HIV and to prevent onward transmission of the virus and sexual infections.
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