ASHA

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AcronymDefinition
ASHAAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHAAmerican Social Health Association
ASHAAmerican Speech and Hearing Association
ASHAAmerican School Health Association
ASHAAccredited Social Health Activist (India)
ASHAAmerican Social Hygiene Association (now American Social Health Association)
ASHAAmerican Seniors Housing Association
ASHAAmerican Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID)
ASHAAmerican Shire Horse Association
ASHAAmerican Surgical Hospital Association
ASHAAustralasian Society for Historical Archaeology (Australia, New Zealand)
ASHAAmerican Sulphur Horse Association
ASHAAlaska State Housing Authority
ASHAAmerican Saddlebred Horse Association, Inc.
ASHAAmerican Suffolk Horse Association
ASHAAdvanced Station Housing Allowance
ASHAAustralian Spiritual Healers Association (est. 1964; Australia)
ASHAAction for Securing Health for All
ASHAAmerican Show Horse Association
ASHAAurora Shores Homeowners Association
ASHAArmed Services Health Affairs
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The American Social Health Association, under contract with the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, operates the National STD Hotline (800-227-8922) and the National AIDS Hotline (800-342-2437).
With prompt diagnosis, many sexual diseases can be cured and most can be treated effectively, according to the American Social Health Association (ASHA), which provides STD confidential information to the general public through telephone hotlines operated under a federal contract.
Still, they note, the American Social Health Association has found that more than 20% of adults in the United States are living with a viral STD--the highest infection rate of any industrialized country.
The head of the American Social Health Association, which sponsored the survey, comments that "people's lack of awareness about the various STDs only underscores the need for continued education to prevent the spread of these serious diseases.
The American Social Health Association (ASHA) operates several national toll-free telephone hotline services:
Based on such an analysis, the number of herpes-infected individuals is apparently much higher than that reported by such groups as the American Social Health Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
and American Social Health Association Panel, Estimates of the incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 1999, 26(Suppl.
Wasserheit said at a conference on STD prevention sponsored by the CDC and the American Social Health Association.
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