HIV & STIs
As part of its comprehensive work on sexual and reproductive health, the Guttmacher Institute tracks and analyzes federal and state policies regarding education on HIV and other STIs and access to treatment for minors and other underserved groups. The Institute also assesses the role played by Title X–supported health centers in providing preventive care, screenings and treatment.
Here from an expert
Allowing medical providers to treat a patient’s partner for an STI without having the partner present can break the cycle of reinfection and greatly improve a patient’s reproductive health