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BASHH aims to determine, monitor and maintain standards of quality in provision of sexual health and HIV care and produces resources to assist clinicians in this aim.




The annual membership fee for BASHH depending upon membership category includes subscription to one or both of the two affiliated journals; Sexually Transmitted Infections and the International Journal of STD and AIDS.


Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections is the world's longest running international journal on sexual health. Edited by Professor Anna Maria Geretti and published by BMJ, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) covers the transmission, prevention, diagnosis, natural history and treatment of infections where sexual transmission plays a role, as well as related aspects of sexual health. An official journal of BASHH. The journal has an active online presence via a blog, audio podcasts and social media channels. The current Impact Factor is 4.199 and the journal is indexed by MEDLINE.


The International Journal of STD & AIDS

The International Journal of STD & AIDS is an international, peer-reviewed journal indexed in Scopus, MEDLINE and the Journal Citation Index. It provides a clinically oriented forum for investigating and treating sexually transmissible infections, HIV and AIDS. Contributors from around the world promote activities aimed at research, prevention and control of these infections. Publishing original research and practical papers, the journal contains publishes a wide variety of papers including the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) European Guidelines.
The Journal’s 2018 Impact Factor is 1.494.