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 […]