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Sexually transmitted infections

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are investigating promising new approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat a wide range of sexually transmitted infections. Learn more below.

Research News

The next frontier in HIV research: Ottawa scientists to play key role in new $17M prevention and cure studies
August 14, 2019 - Despite great strides in HIV research, over 75,000 Canadians are living with HIV and approximately seven more contract it every day. And this incurable virus continues to take a huge toll around the world. The Government of Canada recently announced
Experimental contraceptive could give women the power to prevent pregnancy and STIs
November 30, 2018 - While condoms are the gold standard for preventing pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), there is a need around the world for solutions that can be used independently by women. New research led by Dr. Nongnuj Tanphaichitr brings a pot