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Section 2

- Objectives
- Prevention
- Education
- Assessing
- Skills Training
- Behavioral
- Couples
- Peer Groups
- Contraceptive
- Dual Method
- Alternative
- Male Condom
- Negotiating
- Reaching
- Correct Use
- Promotion
- Female
- Correct Use
- Resource
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Section 2 - STD Prevention

Summary: FP/MCH Programs Can Provide
Primary Prevention of STDs

  • Provide information and counseling

  • Include STD risk in discussions of contraceptive options

  • Provide and promote condoms

  • Work to improve consistent and correct use of condoms

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All FP/MCH programs can play an important role in the primary prevention of STD infection. These programs can provide information and counseling that includes assessment of risk and skills training. They can also initiate discussions of contraceptive options in relation to STD risk, and provide and promote condoms. Other STD prevention services that such programs can offer include efforts to improve consistent and correct condom use.



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