|Our Collaborators' Sites|
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering - The mission of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies.
Johns Hopkins Medicine - The mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - The Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati is dedicated to serving the health care needs of adolescents and to providing research and teaching that improves adolescent health in the community, the nation, and the world.
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory - The Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a division of the Johns Hopkins University, is a not-for-profit center for engineering, research, and development.
The Institute of Fluorescence - One of the most prominent academic institutes for fluorescence and its applications world-wide. The IoF has earned a well-deserved international reputation for its advances in Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Plasmonics.
Infectious Diseases Institute - Makerere University - IDI is a centre of excellence, which is part of Uganda’s preeminent medical training institution, the Makerere University College of Health Sciences. IDI is registered as a non-government organization, is owned by Makerere University, and is funded by both public and private resources. IDI’s focus is strengthening care and treatment of HIV and related infectious diseases – for people living with HIV across Africa.
The National Women's Health Information Center - Womenshealth.gov is a service of the Office on Women's Health (OWH) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is to provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches.
Planned Parenthood - Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - NFPRHA members have been providing vital family planning and reproductive health care services to all Americans, especially the low-income and uninsured, for more than 35 years.
Kaiser Family Foundation - A leader in health policy and communications, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy.
American Sexual Health Association - The American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) has a long history of delivering the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, join support groups, and get access to in-depth information about sexually transmitted infections and sexual health. You can be assured that the information you find on this website is based upon well-researched and documented medical facts.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Guide - This site is owned by FREEDOM Network, whose mission is to empower people to manage their health, and to accomplish this by providing useful and up-to-date important STD information, STD symptoms and pictures, and latest STD treatment guidelines.
Health.com - This site is dedicated to increasing knowledge about both health and sex, and the link between them.
|For Young People|
Advocates for Youth - Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
I Want the Kit - A Johns Hopkins University research project. The purpose of this project is to find out if online testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas is a useful option for persons who may be at risk for these infections by offering free testing kits. Part of the Region III Infertility Prevention Project.
- I Want the Kit (IWTK) - facebook page
Go Ask Alice - A health Q&A Internet resource produced by Columbia University which provides readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.
girlshealth.gov - This site was created to help girls (ages 10-16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about and helps motivate them to choose healthy behaviors by using positive, supportive, and non-threatening messages.
Teen Talk - Provides young people with honest sexuality and relationship information online to help reduce our nation’s alarmingly high rates of teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.
I Wanna Know - ASHA site that answers questions about teen sexual health and STDs
MTV's IYSL (It's Your Sex Life) - IYSL is here to help you and your partner be responsible, talk openly, and choose wisely.
Scarleteen - Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website. Articles, advice, accurate information and interactive media for young adults to explore and understand their sexuality and make informed choices.
Sex, Etc. - Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country! They've helped teens with answers to their questions about sex and relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more.
Catch the Answers - This site is dedicated to the eradication of wondering, second-guessing, and general puzzlement when it comes to chlamydia and gonorrhea.
Don't Think Know - Los Angeles County (California) in-home STD testing for women.
Teen Source - Sexual health info for youth to encourage informed decision making.
TeensHealth - TeensHealth is part of the KidsHealth family of websites. These sites, run by the non-profit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, provide accurate, up-to-date health information that's free of "doctor speak."
Iknowmine.org - An interactive sexual health website created with and for Alaska youth. On this site, get accurate sexual health information, ask experts questions, order condoms and listen to other youth speak abouth sexual health issues.
National Network for Immunization Information - Provides up-to-date, science-based information to healthcare professionals, the media, and the public: everyone who needs to know the facts about vaccines and immunization.
STD Information from the Centers for Disease Control - The mission of the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is to provide national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of STDs and their complications.
STD General Information - CDC general information page covering multiple STDs.
Chlamydia - CDC fact sheet
Gonorrhea - CDC fact sheet
Trichomoniasis - CDC fact sheet
Male Latex Condoms - CDC fact sheet - Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission.
STDPreventionOnline.org - The Internet & STD Center of Excellence is a research effort to explore, identify, implement and evaluate innovative technologies and applications that show promise in addressing sexually transmitted disease prevention.
National Chlamydia Coalition - The National Chlamydia Coalition was established by Partnership for Prevention, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and eight founding organizations that make up the Steering Committee. The NCC is comprised of national non-profit organizations, health care professional associations, advocacy groups, health insurers, and local, state, and federal government representatives.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - NIAID supports research for more effective prevention and treatment approaches to control STDs. In addition to its key research areas, NIAID addresses emerging issues related to STDs.