Sexually transmitted diseases in Morocco: gender influences on prevention and health care seeking behavior.

@article{Manhart2000SexuallyTD,
  title={Sexually transmitted diseases in Morocco: gender influences on prevention and health care seeking behavior.},
  author={Lisa E. Manhart and A Dialmy and Caroline A Ryan and Jaouad Mahjour},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={1369-83}
}
Increased awareness of the medical and social costs of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) has resulted in greater attention to the control of these illnesses. STDs are responsible for a significant amount of morbidity in Morocco and have become a key target of the HIV control program. In 1996, the Ministry of Health conducted a qualitative study in order to enhance information, education and communication strategies in the national STD/HIV program. Data on the conceptualization and knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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