Sexual health is important for healthy living
It affects everyone but comparatively little is spent on research. Sexual health isn’t just about treatable infections like Chlamydia and… but viruses that can cause cancer of the cervix and throat, and others that cause liver failure, and HIV which destroys the body’s entire defence mechanism.
Funding high quality research
There are huge areas of knowledge that will help the sexual wellbeing of individuals, directly or indirectly, that are waiting to be explored. Our aim is to provide funding to kickstart that research.
Links providing reliable and accurate info on issues relating to sexual health
Project title: Chem-sex, HIV, mental health and other health outcomes amongst gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM): a longitudinal qualitative interview project. STIRF 032 Aims: The key aim of this study was to explore how chemsex (the use of drugs such as methamphetamine, GBL, ketamine… Read more
We invite researchers in various fields related to sexual health, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections to apply for funds to undertake: Original research Part funding of PhD Studentship Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Foundation (STIRF) was set up to pump prime research projects relating to the epidemiology, pathophysiology, management, and… Read more