Sexually transmitted disease

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 4th, 2013
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Commentary on occasion of September Recovery Month By Worku Abebe (wazeleke@yahoo.com) September is a National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in the US. In recognition of the significance of this event in a number of other countries, this year’s Recovery Month is anticipated to go internat...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 14th, 2011
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Blantyre – About 14 Malawians sex workers arrested by police and forced to undergo HIV tests two years ago have sued the government for “unfair action and violating their privacy”, a high court official told AFP on Sunday. The prostitutes, who all tested positive, filed for a judici...
By benim
In Europe
Oct 11th, 2011
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Health experts are warning of the ‘very real threat’ that gonorrhoea could become incurable. The sexually transmitted infection (STI) – the second most common in the UK – has developed resistance to a type of antibiotic that has only been used to treat it for the last five yea...
By benim
In Analysis
Jul 26th, 2011
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Decency versus Democracy I contend is apt relative to what has over the last few months become one of the hottest and trickiest topics to engage in at personal and group rising as far as to the national debate platform. Its implications have proven to traverse several social strata with each espousin...
By benim
In Children & Youth
May 5th, 2011
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More than half of parents do not think sex education should be taught to children at school, according to a new survey. Many think it is inappropriate to teach children about sex, whilst others think it should be a parents’ choice to inform their own child, according to a poll by baby product w...
By benim
In Health
Oct 29th, 2010
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Carol Apiyo* is struggling to cope with bitterness and anger towards her husband, whom she blames for infecting her with HIV; a few months ago, she tried to kill him by poisoning his food. Fortunately her husband recovered after treatment at Gulu Hospital in northern Uganda. “I can’t forg...
By benim
In Asia
Oct 28th, 2010
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South Korean police have detained the woman, from the southern port of Busan. She tested HIV-positive in February and has since had sex with 20 men she met online, Yonhap news agency said. It quoted investigators as saying her father had reported his daughter, who received up to 100,000 won (90 dolla...
By benim
In Health
Oct 19th, 2010
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GALZ supports calls by the Ministry of Health and Child welfare to provide condoms to prisoners as a noble move in fighting HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe’s prisons. The danger of sexual violence in prisons is extremely increased under conditions of severe overcrowding and malnutrition such as currently prevai...