Resource Guide for Chlamydia

RESOURCES

Address: 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027

Phone: 1-800-232-4646

Internet Address: http://www.cdc.gov

Description of services provided: The Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases provides national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and their complications.

RESOURCES

Address: 325 Swanton Way Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 1-800-765-7173

Internet Address: http://www.trachoma.org

Description of services provided: Many diseases of national and international interest have stimulated private organizations dedicated to a single or a few conditions. Trachoma, a chlamydial disease, is an international problem of major proportions, particularly in the developing nations. The organization provides information to the public and mobilizes resources.

RESOURCES

Address: 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201

Phone: 800-994-9662

Internet Address: http://www.womenshealth.gov

Description of services provided: The Office on Women's Health (through the Department of Health and Human Services) provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education, and model programs.

RESOURCES

Address: NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations 5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9806 Bethesda, MD 20892-9806

Phone: 301-496-5717 1-866-284-4107

Internet Address: http://www.niaid.nih.gov

Description of services provided: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

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