International Herpes Resource Center


The International Herpes Resource Center is a one-stop source that educates and offers thoughtful support and education to Herpes patients. The Center prepares and guides you to lead a constructive life beyond ‘Herpes’.

Under the able leadership of a registered Herpes Counsellor who specializes in all aspects related to the infection, the Herpes Resource Center serves to :

  • Break the myths associated with herpes and highlight the facts.
  • Encourage herpes patients to practice ‘Safer Sex’.
  • Educate people through well researched and useful ‘Herpes Teleclasses’.

ani_1Herpes is a kind of viral infection caused by the ‘Herpes Simplex Virus’ ( HSV ). The two forms of the infection, Oral and Genital Herpes are the more common varieties.

Herpes can be controlled and managed. It is best to avoid panic and refer to the ‘Herpes Resource Center’ for correct information and guidance. Armed with practical and useful advice, one has better chances of handling the infection and getting timely help.


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