Margaret A.WinkerMDIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor.—The article by Dr Gunn and colleagues1 emphasizes the need for partnerships between public health sexually transmitted disease (STD) programs, managed care organizations, and community health care providers. It also effectively articulates the public health imperative for cross-sector collaboration, including involvement of local community organizations and agencies.
Susan J. Klein, Guthrie S. Birkhead, Dennis P. Murphy. Role of Community-Based Organizations in Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. JAMA. 1998;280(5):419–420. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-280-5-jbk0805