Technologies, strategies and approaches for testing populations at risk of sexually transmitted infections in the EU/EEA
This report presents the results of a systematic literature review investigating the impact of novel strategies and approaches (using existing and/or novel testing technologies) on access to testing, testing coverage, and linkage to care of key populations at-risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In addition, the report presents the following: the testing technologies used for the identified novel strategies and approaches; reported quality assurance needs and risks; and reported feasibility and acceptability. Lastly, the report identifies gaps in knowledge and research priorities. The target audience of this report is policy-makers, national programme coordinators, public health or clinical experts and civil society organisations involved in STI prevention and control in EU/EEA countries.
Infographic: Sexually transmitted infections: a long-standing and ongoing threat for public health
Every year, more than 500 000 sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) are notified in the EU/EEA and the UK. What can be done to boost testing and treatment?