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.
In a March 2012 position statement, the British HIV Association (BHIVA) and the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) concluded that as yet the data on the efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is not compelling enough for it to be offered to patients on demand, and that it should only be prescribed in the context of a clinical research study until more data on its efficacy is gathered.
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.
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