Notification to partners (SMS Screening)

When you find out that you have a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI), it is important to get treatment as soon as possible, but also to warn any partners who may have passed it on to you or to whom you may have passed it on. 

This is called partner notification. According to the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO), partner notification should always be voluntary and without endangering the person who notifies his or her partners. Therefore, here are some tips on how to talk about it.