HHS’ first national STI plan could face obstacles

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
From The Center
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The Biden administration on Thursday issued its new multiagency plan to address rising rates of sexually transmitted infections, but experts see possible legislative and judicial hurdles that could thwart that effort. 

The plan directs five departments and 15 agencies to implement more than 200 steps by 2030, and comes as rates of the most common STIs have reached record highs for eight years.

But the lofty goal laid out in the plan could face challenges because of parallel policy developments that could stifle efforts to reverse the trend.

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https://rollcall.com/2023/06/08/hhs-first-national-sti-plan-could-face-obstacles/

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