BASHH: Centenary of the Venereal Disease Act 1917
BASHH organised a high-profile event to commemorate the centenary of the VD Act 1917, marking 100 years of high quality sexual health services across the UK.
To mark this milestone, Editor-in-Chief Jackie Cassell has commissioned a special centenary collection of historical vignettes to be published in Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Click on each title below to access the article:
Then and now: a vignette
STI Blog: Then and now: a vignette (Extended version)
Culture of the gonococcus: a reliable gold standard?
STI Blog: Culture of the gonococcus: a reliable gold standard? (Extended version)
The discovery of Chlamydia trachomatis
From testing to screening for STIs
Confidentiality of sexual health patients’ information – what has history taught us and where do we stand?
Bacterial vaginosis: going full circle?
Syphilis: bismuth and the criminalisation of homosexuality
Talking about homosexuality: lessons learned from 1949
Partner notification: harmonising the old with the new