Syphilis and congenital syphilis are a public health issues that require urgent attention and action.


Missed Opportunities for Preventing Congenital Syphilis Webinar

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

12:00 – 1:00 PM


Join the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) in collaboration with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention for a webinar developed for clinicians and other health care providers.

This webinar will provide an overview of congenital syphilis and explore missed opportunities for preventing congenital syphilis as well as interventions for prevention.

Objectives of this presentation:

  1. Understand the epidemiology of syphilis and congenital syphilis in the United States.
  2. Diagnosis and counsel about syphilis and congenital syphilis.
  3. Practical implementation of syphilis screening and treatment in the clinical setting.
  4. Discuss missed opportunities to prevent congenital syphilis in the US and possible interventions.