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Several organizations are committed to raising STD awareness, including:


The American College Health Association exit disclaimer (ACHA), provides advocacy, education, communications, products, and services to college health professionals and promotes research and culturally competent practices to enhance its members' ability to advance the health of all students and the campus community.


The American Sexual Health Association exit disclaimer (ASHA) is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families, and communities, with a focus on preventing sexually transmitted diseases and their harmful consequences.

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The Indian Health Service exit disclaimer (IHS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The IHS is the principal federal healthcare provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its goal is to raise their health status to the highest possible level.

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The Internet and STD Center of Excellence exit disclaimer is a research effort to explore, identify, implement, and evaluate innovative technologies and applications that show promise in addressing sexually transmitted disease prevention. These applications may target patients, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health workers, researchers, and/or other interested parties. The focus of the Center is on Internet-based applications, but other technologies may be considered.

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The Kaiser Family Foundation exit disclaimer is a nonprofit, private operating foundation focusing on the major healthcare issues facing the United States. Kaiser develops and helps run large-scale public health information campaigns in the United States and around the world. These currently focus on HIV/AIDS, with an emphasis on reaching young people. Together, Kaiser's campaigns reach tens of millions of people annually, and have won multiple Emmy and Peabody awards in recent years.

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MTV exit disclaimer is the dynamic, vibrant experiment at the intersection of music, creativity, and youth culture. For over 26 years, MTV has evolved, challenged the norm, and detonated boundaries, giving each new generation a creative outlet and voice that entertains, informs, and unites on every platform and screen. On-air, MTV has been the number one-rated, 24-hour, ad-supported cable network P12-24 for 16 straight years. Online, scored double-digit growth in 2007, and MTV launched 15 dynamic online communities and 8 new virtual worlds. On the go, MTV Mobile is the #1 music brand in the wireless space, delivering 90% more streams than in 2006. And MTV's successful sibling networks MTV2, mtvU, and MTV Tr3s, each deliver unprecedented customized content, super-serving music fans, college students, and young American Latinos like no one else. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Wanna know more? Come on in… exit disclaimer

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The National Chlamydia Coalition exit disclaimer is comprised of national organizations and government representatives dedicated to elevating the importance of Chlamydia screening and treatment, and increasing screening rates among adolescents and young adults.


The National Coalition of STD Directors exit disclaimer (NCSD) is a partnership of public health professionals dedicated to the prevention of STDs. NCSD provides dynamic leadership that strengthens STD Programs by advocating for effective policies, strategies, and sufficient resources and by increasing awareness of their medical and social impact.

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Partnership for Prevention exit disclaimer is a membership organization of businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies advancing policies and practices to prevent disease and improve the health of all Americans. The organization seeks to increase investment in preventing disease and promoting health and to make prevention a national priority.

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America exit disclaimer (PPFA) is the nation’s leading sexual and reproductive healthcare advocate and provider. Planned Parenthood’s nearly 880 affiliate health centers, run by committed professional staff, provide the highest quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to women, men, and teens across the country.

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