Federal STD Prevention Found Healthy by CDC
Byline: Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Some 32 million cases of gonorrhea were averted in the last three decades, thanks in part to government-funded prevention efforts, federal researchers said last week.
This shows that sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention efforts are "effective and economically sound strategies" for improving the nation's health, said Dr. John M. Douglas Jr., director of the STD prevention programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
CDC research, released last week at a conference in the Netherlands, examined the impact of federal funding of STD prevention programs through state and local health …
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Publication information: Article title: Federal STD Prevention Found Healthy by CDC. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: July 17, 2005. Page number: A03. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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