Global Health Sector Strategies for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
May 26 2016: Member States of the WHO today adopted the “Global Health Sector Strategy on Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016 - 2021” at the 69th World Health Assembly.
World Health Assembly adopts strategies on STIs, HIV and Hepatitis
After extensive and broad consultation, and as part of the work being undertaken to meet the challenges of an ambitious set of Sustainable Development Goals, WHO submitted three global health sector strategies to cover HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that will run from 2016 to 2021 to the 69th World Health Assembly for approval. The Global health sector strategy on sexually transmitted infections, builds on conclusions from the evaluation of the implementation of the global strategy for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections 2006–2015 and sets out a vision, goals, targets, guiding principles and priority actions for ending the sexually transmitted infections epidemic as a public health problem.