STIIX and Stones
STD Prevention in the US with the the CDC’s Dr Leandro Mena

STD Prevention in the US with the the CDC’s Dr Leandro Mena

September 25, 2022

Dr. Leandro Mena is a clinician-researcher and public health expert in the prevention and clinical management of STIs, as well as HIV. Throughout his career, he has studied STI transmission and culturally competent quality health services in racial/ethnic minority groups, as well as among LGBTQ people.

Dr. Leandro Mena is the Director of the Division of STD Prevention in CDC’s National Centre for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.

 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

 

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

STI Research and Development in the Netherlands with Filippo Zimbile and Koenraad Vermey

STI Research and Development in the Netherlands with Filippo Zimbile and Koenraad Vermey

July 29, 2022
Filippo Zimbile and Koenraad Vermey are leaders in STI Research and Development. Working at Soa Aids Nederland, they help the public and professionals prevent, detect and treat HIV and other STIs. They offer reliable, tailor-made information, guidelines and training courses for healthcare professionals and teaching materials for educational purposes.
 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

 

Sexual Health in Spain with Javier Gomez

Sexual Health in Spain with Javier Gomez

May 3, 2022

Javier Gomez is a Clinical Microbiologist from the Spanish Ministry of Health. He talks to Nick about the STI testing program in Spain, his work on getting remote testing approved and what treatment looks like. He explains why it is important that the national strategic plans for HIV and STI are separate, but connected; he takes the time to outline the main measures of this strategic plan. He also describes the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the 17 autonomous regions, and how this affects the implementation of his work.

 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

Exploring new diagnostics at a local and international level with Barbara Van der Pol

Exploring new diagnostics at a local and international level with Barbara Van der Pol

March 25, 2022

Barbara Van der Pol (known as Bobbie) is President of the International Society for STD Research, and former President of the American STD Association. She also runs a lab in Alabama as a diagnostician evaluating new STI test methods at a community level. She explained to Nick how she’s working both locally and internationally to understand the potential of new diagnostic tests and foster global collaboration to help engage a younger generation of service users. 

 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

Sexual health in Denver with Mashawn Moore

Sexual health in Denver with Mashawn Moore

February 25, 2022

Mashawn Moore is at the front line of sexual health, working at the leading sexual health clinic in Denver, Colorado. He spoke to Nick about some of the unique challenges they face.

 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

Working with dating apps with Jen Hecht

Working with dating apps with Jen Hecht

January 23, 2022

Jen Hecht is probably the busiest woman working in sexual health - she’s founder of Building Healthy Online Communities, a consortium which works with dating apps to help them engage with sexual health, creator of Take Me Home, a remote testing platform, and Executive Director of Springboard Health Lab, an incubator to support new ideas in sexual health. She spoke to Nick about how she convinced the tech gurus of Silicon Valley to make sexual health a priority for their platforms.

 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

Sexual Health London with Adrian Kelly

Sexual Health London with Adrian Kelly

November 12, 2021

Sexual Health London is the world’s largest remote testing programme, and Adrian Kelly is its lead commissioner. He spoke to Nick about how and why it’s been such a successful example of health promotion at scale.

 

The Stiix and Stones podcast brings together voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. 

Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

Find us on Twitter @stiix_sti

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

Making Germany ‘sex positive’ with Harriet Langanke

Making Germany ‘sex positive’ with Harriet Langanke

October 15, 2021

Harriet Langanke is a journalist, sexologist and founder of GSSG, a not-for-profit foundation in Cologne which co-ordinates national and international projects promoting sexual health. She spoke to Nick about her work promoting open minded attitudes to sex and sexuality - a ‘sex positive’ approach.

 

Voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

Leading remote testing with Tim Alston

Leading remote testing with Tim Alston

September 29, 2021

Tim Alston is a technology expert who set up Preventx, the European leader in STI Remote Testing.  Preventx predominantly works in the UK and the company administers some a number of public programmes including Sexual Health London – the world’s largest remote testing programme. Tim spoke to Nick about how he’s led the way in promoting remote STI testing in the UK.  

 

Voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

Challenging HIV inequities with Dr Patrick Sullivan

Challenging HIV inequities with Dr Patrick Sullivan

September 22, 2021

Dr. Sullivan is Charles Howard Candler Professor in Epidemiology in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta. He is also the Co-Director of the Center for AIDS Research Prevention Science Core. He told Nick why he’s dedicated his life to reducing HIV inequities across the US - specifically for sexual and gender minorities, race inequities and for people in rural areas.

 

Voices of people from across the globe who are changing the face of sexual health for the better. Hosted by Nick Malhomme, head of the STI International Exchange - or STIIX.

 

This podcast is produced by Bird Lime Media.

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