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Widespread ignorance about STIs in SA

September 26, 2018

Health experts have warned that sexually transmitted infections (STI) have increased in South Africa, and say that young people – between the ages of 15 and 24 – are the most likely to contract an STI.

Smokers at high risk for oral HPV and throat cancer

August 21, 2018

A new study confirms smokers are at higher risk of oral HPV infection, which causes throat cancer.

Rural young men use muti to treat STIs

EASTERN CAPE – Most young men in Flagstaff at Ingquza Hill believe that traditional medicine as is the best treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Activists don’t endorse new government HIV & TB plan

April 11, 2017

South Africa’s guide to addressing HIV and TB for the next five years does not have the support of key activists, who are also critical about how the plan was drawn up.

NSP fails to address HIV in prisons

March 31, 2017

The new plan that to guide South Africa’s fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) fails to address some of “the drivers of the epidemics”, like overcrowding and sexual violence in prisons.

Roadmap for HIV, TB and STIs has arrived

March 30, 2017

The South African National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs 2017 – 2022 (NSP) will guide South Africa’s fight against these diseases.

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Guidelines: Sexually Transmitted Infection Management Guidelines 2015

June 25, 2015
Reports   Sexuality  

The 28-page guidelines outline the diagnosis of a number of sexual transmitted infections (STIs) including public lice, syphilis and genital warts.