As technology develops, how can sexual health educators innovate to help prevent the spread of STIs? Researchers and health professionals in Halifax are beginning to move their outreach and campaigns online, as more and more people are meeting and hooking up using online forums. You can read about what they discovered here.

“Social media and syphilis aren’t words you expect to hear in the same sentence, but Capital Health says research shows websites and cellphone applications are among the top ways Haligonians infected with syphilis have met. […]

The Hard Facts is a campaign run by Capital Health with the goal of “combating the outbreak of syphilis in Halifax.” It is looking at innovative ways to educate, inform and increase testing for syphilis in conjunction with the Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Network.”


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