Scaling up sexually transmitted infection prevention and control in the WHO European Region



2011 The technical consultation took place in Ljubljana, 2-4 August 2010. The consultation brought together national and international STI and public health experts,policy-makers, managers of national STI and HIV programmes, representatives of national and international nongovernmental organizations, civil society, people living with HIV and members of communities at high risk of STI, and representatives of other United Nations agencies and donor organizations.

The main objectives of the consultation were to:

  • review current STI policies and practice in the WHO European Region;
  • identify needs, challenges and opportunities;
  • provide feedback on the development process and content of the draft Regional framework for the implementation of Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of STIs prepared by the WHO Regional Office for Europe; and
  • discuss the feasibility of implementing the recommended policy interventions.