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  • Resources Guide for Chlamydia

    The International Trachoma Initiative:

    Address:The International Trachoma Initiative441 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1101New York, NY 10017-3910 USA

    Phone:212-490-6460

    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.

    National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention,Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

    Address:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1600 Clifton Rd.Atlanta, GA 30333

    Phone:800-311-3435

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

    Description of services provided:This is the branch of the federal government that deals with infectious diseases and other illnesses of national interest. They provide information to the public, perform research, and manage disease outbreaks.

    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:

    Address:National Institutes of HealthDepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS)6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC 6612Bethesda, MD 20892-6612

    Phone:301-496-5717

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

    Description of services provided:The federal government maintains extensive involvement in the health of the nation through the Department of Health and Human Services. This particular branch oversees both allergic and infectious diseases and provides information to the public.

    The National Women's Health Organization:

    Address:8270 Willow Oaks Corporate DriveFairfax, VA 22031

    Phone:800-994-9662

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

    Description of services provided:The National Women's Health Information Center is sponsored by the Office on Women's Health in the US Department of Health and Human Services.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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