STIs

Violence against women: Strengthening the health system response

Violence against women: Strengthening the health system response

Violence against women. One in three women experience violence at the hands of their husband or partner, that’s over 800 million women worldwide. These women can feel trapped, afraid their lives are often restricted, those who consider leaving often fear ending up penniless or losing their children. Over time the confidence slips away making a …

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Why is it that sexually transmitted infections(STIs) continue to be a problem among teens and young adults?

Why is it that sexually transmitted infections(STIs) continue to be a problem among teens and young adults?

sexually transmitted infections(STIs): Teen Health On Sexual And Reproductive Health. It’s not a question of whether teens are having sex. By 12th grade, 65% of high school students will have engaged in sexual intercourse, and one in five sexually active teens will have had four or more sexual partners. These numbers continue to rise after …

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WHAT ARE STDs

WHAT ARE STDs

STDs are sexually transmitted diseases. This means they are most often — but not exclusively — spread by sexual intercourse. HIV, chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts, and gonorrhea, some forms of hepatitis, syphilis, and trichomoniasis are STDs.Includes Diseases: Genital wart; Chlamydia infection…Symptoms: Vaginal discharge MOST COMMON TYPES • Human papillomavirus (HPV)An infection that causes warts …

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