​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The NSW STI Programs Unit (STIPU) is a team of multidisciplinary professionals dedicated to preventing sexually transmissible infections (STIs) across New South Wales through clinical support, early intervention work and health promotion.

Guided by the NSW Health STI​ and HIV​ strategies, the team work alongside key stakeholders and the community to develop and implement programs, policies and interventions that reduce STI transmission and improve sexual health outcomes.​

Key areas of work include:

  1. Education and awareness: Developing evidence-based educational resources and campaigns to increase awareness of STIs and reduce stigma around sexual health.
  2. Clinical support: Offering guidance, training, and resources to healthcare professionals across NSW by building their capacity to prevent, diagnose, and manage sexual health concerns effectively.
  3. Research and innovation: Conducting and supporting research projects across Australia to drive innovation across sexual health promotion and STI management.
  4. Rapid response to emerging issues: Monitoring qualitative and quantitative data to identify emerging issues and develop targeted and timely solutions. ​​

Looking for the NSW STI Programs Unit website?

The previous website has been archived. The new STI Programs Unit SharePoint site ​is available to NSW Health employees and features a range of information, guidelines, tools and training materials, to support healthcare professionals offering sexual health care.

​If you are looking for clinical guidance or support, but do not work for NSW Health, please contact the Sexual Health Infolink​​​​​​. ​

Current as at: Wednesday 1 May 2024
Contact page owner: Centre for Population Health