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The International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) was founded in 1923 and it is organized on both a global and regional basis. It is the oldest international organisation with the objective of fostering international cooperation in the control of sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS.

IUSTI is concerned with the medical, scientific, social and epidemiological aspects of sexually transmitted infections and their control.

IUSTI is on the Roster of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It is an Official Non-Government Organisation in Consultative Status with the World Health Organisation. IUSTI organizes frequent international and regional conferences on sexually transmitted infections and, in collaboration with the International Journal for STD and AIDS, publishes expert clinical guidelines for their management.

IUSTI is Charity Nr 1113234 registered in the United Kingdom.

Membership of IUSTI is open to individuals or organisations with a professional interest in the control of sexually transmitted infections. A medical qualification is not necessary to join IUSTI. An on-line membership application, renewal and payment facility is available hereCorporate sponsorship opportunities are also available.

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Call for bids ISSTDR - IUSTI joint conference

The International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) and the International Union against STI (IUSTI) solicit proposals by qualified investigators to conduct ISSTDR’s 25th biennial meeting in conjunction with the 24th World IUSTI meeting in 2023. It has been decided by the Board of ISSTDR and the Executive Committee of IUSTI that this conference is planned as a joint conference of both organizations like the conferences in Vienna in 2013, Brisbane 2015, Rio de Janeiro 2017, Vancouver in 2019 and the planned conference in in Amsterdam 2021. more info PDF

Updated by webmaster July 29, 2019