Safe in the City STD Videos
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Three couples deal with STDs and learn about condoms in this video-based waiting room intervention. A CDC study found that Safe in the City lowers STD incidence among STD clinic patients by nearly 10%.
Official site: www.safeinthecity.org
Safe in the City is a 23-minute HIV/STD prevention video designed for STD clinics that can be easily integrated into the clinic waiting room, requires very little staff time to set up with no disruption to clinic flow, and requires no counseling or small-group facilitation.
- Dr. Mary McFarlane speaks with Dr. John Douglas, Director of CDC's Division of STD Prevention on the potential impact of study findings.
- Dr. Lee Warner, senior scientist
in CDC's Division of Reproductive Health, discusses the intervention
and the study results.
- Citation: Warner L, Klausner JD, Rietmeijer CA, Malotte CK, O’Donnell L, et al. (2008) Effect of a brief video intervention on incident infection among patients attending sexually transmitted disease clinics.PLoS Med 5(6): e135.
More about Safe in the City:
- Dear Colleague Letter - from John M. Douglas, Jr., MD., Director, Division of STD Prevention
- CDC/HIV Spotlight
- CDC/NPIN Feature
- STD Prevention Online (requires registration/login)