Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Short message service (SMS) interventions for the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review protocol.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 29, 2014

BACKGROUND: Globally, the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) is rising, posing a challenge to its control and appropriate management. Text messaging has become the most common mode of communication among almost six billion mobile phone users worldwide.

Factors associated with intention to use internet-based testing for sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men.

Publication Date: 
Nov 18, 2013

BACKGROUND: Internet-based testing programs are being increasingly used to reduce testing barriers for individuals at higher risk of infection, yet the population impact and potential for exacerbation of existing health inequities of these programs are not well understood.

Sex work in Tallinn, Estonia: the sociospatial penetration of sex work into society.

Publication Date: 
Oct 02, 2006

BACKGROUND: It is important to describe and understand the underlying patterns and dynamics that govern sex work in societies undergoing rapid political and social changes, its heterogeneity across populations, and its evolution through time in order to inform future research, sound policy format

Assessing user preferences for sexually transmitted infection testing services: a discrete choice experiment.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To assess user preferences for different aspects of sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing services.

DESIGN: A discrete choice experiment.

SETTING: 14 centres offering tests for STIs in East Sussex, England.

PARTICIPANTS: People testing for STIs.