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What is the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections?
  1. Jonathan Ross
  1. Correspondence to Prof Jonathan Ross, University Hospital Birmingham, Whittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham B4 6DH, UK; jonathan.ross{at}

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The International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) is the oldest international organisation in the field of sexual health (founded in 1923) whose objective is to achieve international cooperation in the control of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection.

IUSTI is concerned with the medical, social and epidemiological aspects of the control of sexually transmitted diseases and …

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  • Competing interests JR is an associate editor of Sexually Transmitted Infections, a member of the IUSTI World Executive Committee and editor of STI Global Update.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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