The Surveillance and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Book : The Surveillance and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Social Phsician

Publishing Location : Copenhagen

Published Date : Eylül 1976

Publisher : Regional Office For Europe

Document Type : Report

Book No : 4856

INDEX

CONTENTS
1. Introduction......................................
2. The extent and trends of the sexually transmitted diseases
in the countries of the Region............................
2.1 Introduction...................................
2.2 Discussion....................................
2.2.1 Statistical reporting...........................
2.2.2 Uniformity of data...........................
2.2.3 Suggested reporting form.......................
2.3 Problem groups.................................
2.3.1 Foreign workers.............................
2.3.2 Prostitutes................................
2.3.3 Homosexuals..............................
2.4 Conclusions...................................
3. Case finding: screening................................
3.1 Introduction..................................
3.1.1 General.................................
3.1.2 Screening for syphilis..........................
3.1.3 Screening for gonorrhoea......................
3.1.4 Screening for other sexually transmitted diseases.........
3.2 Discussion...................................
3.2.1 Choice of procedure.........................
3.2.2 Screening methods for syphilis...................
3.2.3 Screening methods for gonorrhoea.................
3.3 Conclusions..................................
4. Case finding: contact tracing...........................
4.1 Introduction..................................
4.2 Discussion...................................
4.2.1 Scope of contact tracing.......................
4.2.2 Contact-tracing personnel......................
4.2.3 Involvement of general practitioners................
4.2.4 International contact tracing....................
4.2.5 Rapid simultaneous (epidemiological) treatment.........
4.2.6 Local prophylactics for women...................
4.3 Conclusions...................................
5. Economic aspects of the sexually transmitted diseases.............
5.1 Introduction..................................
5.2 Discussion...................................
5.2.1 Economic importance of the sexually transmitted diseases . . .
5.2.2 Effects of general economic factors on control of
sexually transmitted diseases....................
5.2.3 Application of health economics to control of sexually transmitted diseases..........................
5.3 Conclusions..................................
6. Health education in sexually transmitted disease control.........
6.1 Introduction................................
6.2 Discussion.................................
6.2.1 Scope of health education in the control of sexually transmitted diseases........................
6.2.2 Budgetary needs..........................
6.2.3 Sex education of the young...................
6.2.4 Application to target groups...................
6.2.5 Education of the medical profession..............
6.2.6 Need for research.........................
6.2.7 Need for coordination......................
6.3 Conclusions................................
7. Training of personnel..............................
7.1 Introduction................................
7.2 Discussion.................................
7.2.1 Varying approaches to venereology in the Region......
7.2.2 Importance of the general practitioner.............
7.2.3 Need for a multidisciplinary approach.............
7.2.4 Need for better planning of training programmes.......
7.3 Conclusions................................
8. Technical visits.................................
8.1 Serodiagnostic Section, Dermatological Department, Vienna-Lainz City Hospital and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research into Infectious Venero-dermatological Diseases...............
8.2 Polyclinic for the Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Prostitutes in the Vienna area..................... .
8.3 Laboratory using the Groupamatic 360 System, Vienna.......
9. Recommendations...............................
Annex I The extent and trends of the sexually transmitted diseases in
the WHO European Region (summary), by Dr R.R. Wilcox . . .
Annex II Epidemiological surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases, case finding - screening (summary), by Dr G.M. Antal and Dr G.Y. Causse............................
Annex III Epidemiological surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases: contact tracing, by Professor O. Jeanneret.............
Annex IV Economic aspects of sexually transmitted diseases (STD)
by Dr H.F.K. Zollner.........................
Annex V Training of health personnel in sexually transmitted diseases,
selected country reviews, edited by Professor K. Kiraly.....
Annex VI Proposed reporting form.......................
Annex VII List of participants..........................