HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections or STI are those diseases that can mainly be transmitted by sexual intercourse. They are caused by different pathogens, some of which are relatively easily transmitted.

Sexually transmitted infections or STI are those diseases that can mainly be transmitted by sexual intercourse.

Non-sexual transmission is also often possible (by blood or bodily secretions). Sexually transmitted infections are caused by different pathogens, some of which are relatively easily transmitted.

In order to access more detailed information and learn more about the most serious sexually transmitted infections, click on the item of interest listed below.

Further Information

HIV & Sexually Transmitted Infections

The NPHS aims to reduce the number of new infections with HIV and other STIs and to avoid consequences with an adverse effect on health. Information on the programme can be found here.

Federal Commission for Issues relating to Sexually Transmitted Infections (CFIST)

The CFIST advises the Federal Council and the Federal Administration on fighting HIV/Aids and other sexually transmitted infections.

Communicable Diseases Legislation – Epidemics Act, (EpidA)

The Epidemics Act aims to ensure that communicable diseases are detected, monitored, prevented and controlled at an early stage and helps to better manage disease outbreaks with a high risk potential.

Last modification 30.10.2018

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Division of Communicable Diseases
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