Sexually Transmitted Infections

Breaking the Cycle of Transmission

No. of pages: 28

Publication Date: 2004

Author: UNFPA

Publisher: UNFPA

Some 340 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections, excluding HIV, occur each year. This technical publication outlines the main issues involved in diagnosis and treatment of these infections, which cause serious health problems and also increase vulnerability to HIV. The publication also describes associated challenges for programming and implications for reproductive health policy.

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