Greetings to all IUSTI members and all users of this website.  

On  behalf of the officers of IUSTI-Europe it is my sad duty to inform you that our highly esteemed colleague and friend Pieter van Voorst Vader died on 8th September 2017 in Groningen. We  express our deep sympathy to his family!  

IUSTI-Europe is deeply grateful for Pieter´s support as a scientist and as a friend, and will keep him in best memory.


Claudia Heller (Chair of IUSTI-Europe)



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.

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