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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Section 1

- Introduction
- Overview
> Objectives
- Infections
- Most Common
- Ulcerative
- Non-Ulcerative
- Curable
- Incurable
- Factors
- Consequences
- Risk of HIV
- STD Control
- Transmitters
- Containing
- Social Norms
- Condom Use
- Management
- Challenges
- Program Level
- Women at Risk
- Reaching Men
- Adolescents
- Adolescents
- Reaching
- Prevention
- Management
- Summary

Section 2
Section 3


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Section 1 - STDs: An Overview

Learning Objectives

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By the time you finish this section, you will be able to:

  • Cite the three categories of reproductive tract infections.

  • Give four examples each of curable and incurable STDs.

  • Describe the global incidence of STDs and four or more factors affecting the spread of STDs.

  • Outline two or more potential medical consequences of STDs for men, women and infants.

  • Describe at least four public health strategies and associated activities to prevent, control and manage STDs.

  • Explain at least three risk factors for women, men and adolescents, and specific program-level activities for reaching each of these target populations.

  • Describe three services family planning/maternal-child health providers can offer to help prevent and manage STDs.


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