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Sexually Transmitted Infections

(STI) is the world's longest running international journal on sexual health


An official journal of BASHH



Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) aims to keep practitioners, trainees and researchers up to date in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all STIs and HIV. The journal publishes original research, descriptive epidemiology, evidence-based reviews and comment on the clinical, public health, translational, sociological and laboratory aspects of sexual health from around the world. It also publishes educational articles, letters, a blog and podcasts.

STI is an official journal of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV.

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Editor-in-Chief: Anna Maria Geretti, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
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Sexually Transmitted Infections considers submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, educational articles and systematic reviews.
The Author Information section provides general guidelines and requirements for specific article types.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.
All manuscripts should be submitted online.

VACANCY: Editorial Fellow

STI has an exciting vacancy for an Editorial Fellow.


The Editorial Fellow programme is designed to introduce young career researchers to the peer review, editing and publishing of medical research manuscripts in journals. Under the supervision of an experienced mentor, the Fellow will obtain direct experience of the peer review process and will have other opportunities to contribute to editorial activities according to their areas of interest.


Candidates could be clinicians or researchers who would like to develop their editorial skills and we welcome applications from a range of varied backgrounds. The appointment will be for a one year term. Come and join our team!


The application deadline is 17th May 2021.



STI & HIV 2021 World Congress

STI is delighted to be the official journal of the STI & HIV 2021 World Congress, which will be held as a virtual event on 14-17 July. “Sexual diversity and the city” is this year’s theme and the mission is to address diversity, health and sexuality in the urban context. 


The conference abstracts will be published as a supplement to STI before the conference. In the meantime, you can follow the event on Twitter @stihiv2021 and #sexualdiversityandthecity for the latest updates.