ISSWSH is a multidisciplinary, academic and scientific organization whose purposes are to support the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in research, education and clinical practice of women’s sexual health. To provide the public with accurate information about female women’s sexual health. To provide opportunities for communication among scholars, researchers, and practitioners about women’t sexual function and women’s sexual experience.
International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease is the world’s #1 resource for vulvar education and research. The resources page has a great list of information on vulvovaginal related health issues, what each condition is and the current treatments.
We stand for accessibility, research, collaboration accuracy, patient education, and thoroughness. In addition to providing excellent care, the practitioners at The Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders believe that providing patient education, teaching other health care providers about vulvar disease, and performing research to improve treatment options for women suffering with vulvar disease are the cornerstones of the practice.
NVA’s mission is to help improve the health and quality of life of women (and biological females) suffering from vulvodynia, chronic vulvar pain without an identifiable cause. Many sufferers report vulvar burning and painful intercourse. Some of the things NVA does is educates patients, identifies support groups, and emphasizes a coordinated interdisciplinary approach to patients’ medical care. The NVA’s site is great for finding a provider outside the United States of America. When you follow the link above, you search by zip code but if you need a provider outside the U.S. there is a link to contact the NVA for a list of providers in your country.
ISSM aims to establish a scientific Society to benefit the public by encouraging the highest standards of practice, education and research in the field of human sexuality; To develop and assist in developing scientific methods for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions affecting human sexual function; To promote the publication and encourage contributions to the medical and scientific literature in the field of sexual function.
Providing information to the vulval pain sufferers and their partners, the Vulval Pain Society aims to promote and protect the physical and mental health of sufferers of vulval pain through the provision of support, education, and practical advice. To advance the education of the general public in all areas relating to vulval pain.
The Pudendal Neuralgia Association Inc. provides educational services and support to pudendal neuralgia patients and their families as well as medical personnel. The serve the U.S. and other countries in English and Spanish. Their primary goal is to help improved the quality of life of pudendal neuralgia patients.
The International Pelvic Pain Society’s mission is to provide the highest standard of care for individuals across the gender spectrum who are living with chronic pelvic pain, to promote education about interdisciplinary approaches to the evaluation and treatment of health conditions associated with chronic pelvic pain. To support individuals living with chronic pelvic pain by improving access to care, and supporting physical and emotional well-being. To raise public awareness through education, outreach and engagement and improve the lives of patients worldwide.
Public Health Departments can be a good resource in finding reduced cost health care and other resources. Each website is different but usually it’s under the heading for Health or STI prevention.