The Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases provides national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and their complications.
Many diseases of national and international interest have stimulated private organizations dedicated to a single or a few conditions. Trachoma, a chlamydial disease, is an international problem of major proportions, particularly in the developing nations. The organization provides information to the public and mobilizes resources.
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics, and health tools for the public and medical professionals.
Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.
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