Women and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa

  title={Women and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa},
  author={Gita Ramjee and N S Abbai and Sarita Naidoo},
Despite efforts to control the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), these infections are still highly prevalent in the developing world, especially in Africa where the prevalence and incidence of Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is also very high. Unfortunately, women bear the disproportionate burden of both STIs and HIV in this region. Early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of STIs is therefore crucial in this population given the strong evidence that some STIs have been… CONTINUE READING


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