Government announces “safe sex” campaign for England

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 04 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:250
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    The government has finally issued its long awaited draft proposals to modernise sexual health and HIV services and tackle the rising prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in England.

    The national strategy for sexual health and HIV will be accompanied by a new national safer sex information campaign in 2002 and spending of £47.5m in the next two years.

    The move coincides with publication of the latest figures from the Public Health Laboratory Service, which show that the upward trend in sexually transmitted infections since 1995 continues unabated, with large and increasing numbers of new diagnoses in teenage girls and in men who have …

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