Global Estimates of the Prevalence and Incidence of Four Curable Sexually Transmitted Infections in 2012 Based on Systematic Review and Global Reporting

@inproceedings{Newman2015GlobalEO,
  title={Global Estimates of the Prevalence and Incidence of Four Curable Sexually Transmitted Infections in 2012 Based on Systematic Review and Global Reporting},
  author={Lori Newman and Jane T Rowley and Stephen vander Hoorn and Nalinka Saman Wijesooriya and Magnus Unemo and Nicola Low and Gretchen Stevens and Sami L. Gottlieb and James N Kiarie and Marleen Temmerman and Zhefeng Meng},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Quantifying sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence and incidence is important for planning interventions and advocating for resources. The World Health Organization (WHO) periodically estimates global and regional prevalence and incidence of four curable STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis. METHODS AND FINDINGS WHO's 2012 estimates were based upon literature reviews of prevalence data from 2005 through 2012 among general populations for genitourinary… CONTINUE READING
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