SHARP RISE IN GONORRHOEA AND SYPHILIS REPORTED IN AUSTRALIA

What do we need to know? Why does it matter? How does it affect us? The latest data from the Annual Surveillance Report 2017 (HIV , viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible diseases/infections (STDs/STIs) in Australia) by The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society 2017 is now available: https://kirby.unsw.edu.au/report/annual-surveillance-report-hiv-viral-hepatitis-and-stis-australia-2017 We share the key findings below. Between 2012 and 2016: […]

GENITAL WARTS CAN BE PREVENTED BY VACCINATION

What do we need to know? Who are at risk? What may be done? Data source: https://www.dsc-clinic.sg/Patient-Care/Prevention%20and%20Education/STI/Pages/STI-Statistics.aspx The Singapore Department of Sexually Transmitted Infections (or DSC) revealed in January this year statistics on sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs) in Singapore. Interestingly, Genital Warts was the fourth most common complaint presenting at DSC.  Genital warts are caused by infection with Human […]