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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

Global Incidence of Curable STDs

Global Incidence of Curable STDs chart

Source: WHO, 1995.
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An estimated 333 million new cases of the five most common curable STDs occurred globally in 1995 in women and men 15 to 49 years old, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

About half of all new cases of curable STDs were trichomoniasis. Approximately 90 million new cases of chlamydia and 60 million new cases of gonorrhea occurred, infections that are difficult to diagnose in women and may lead to serious complications. About 12 million new cases of syphilis were reported. WHO estimates that about 7 million new cases of chancroid may have occurred.



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