Tag Archives: health communication

National Guidelines for Internet-Based STD/HIV Prevention (2010)

Summary: A user-friendly document developed to aid health departments and community-based nonprofit organizations using the Internet as a tool for the control and prevention of STDs including HIV. The Guidelines focus on three distinct types of Internet activities: Internet-based Partner Services (IPS), Outreach, and Health Communications. “This section of the Internet Guidelines makes recommendations for […]

Can Text Messaging Results Reduce Time to Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis? (2009)

This article, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections, examines the impact of text messaging as the preferred method of communicating positive Chlamydia trachomatis test results to patients and see if there was a reduction time to treatment. The researchers found no significant difference in median time to treatment for all patients, which differed from an earlier […]