Partner referral as a component of integrated sexually transmitted disease services in two Rwandan towns.

@article{Steen1996PartnerRA,
  title={Partner referral as a component of integrated sexually transmitted disease services in two Rwandan towns.},
  author={R. W. J. Steen and C Soliman and S Bucyana and Gina Dallabetta},
  journal={Genitourinary medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={56-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To document partner referral rates at health centres with improved STD services, and to determine factors contributing to successful referral. METHODS Partner referral was initiated as part of the upgrading of STD services in primary care health facilities in two semi-urban Rwanda towns. After syndromic management of the presenting complaint, index patients received prevention education and condom demonstration, and were urged to refer sexual partners to the health centre for a free… CONTINUE READING