- By: Neil Chanchlani
Student BMJ brings you its first sexual health themed issue. We’ve brought together insights on sexual health from experts around the world, including the ancient Egyptians.
Angela Robinson (doi:10.1136/sbmj.e602) tells us about her career as a sexual health doctor, and how she witnessed the HIV boom in the 1980s. She comments on how much sexual health care has changed since she started training—it is no longer considered “a specialty of last resort.”
In developing countries such as Tanzania, HIV is still a big problem. Emily Oates and colleagues describe how they were involved in a pilot project that aimed to reduce HIV transmission rates by circumcising men (doi:10.1136/sbmj.e502). They describe how they got involved in primary research in a developing country, and how the project was successful.
When it comes to sex and contraception, we shouldn’t just reflect on current practice and advances. Our cover story this month is on