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Knowledge about STDs / AIDS among the plantation community

Knowledge about STDs / AIDS among the plantation community

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Published by Institute of Social Development in Kandy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementR. Sivakanesan
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25372984M
LC Control Number2012354741

  Adolescents ages account for nearly half of the 20 million new cases of STDs each year. 1 Today, two in five sexually active teen girls have had an STD that can cause infertility and even death. 2 Also, though rates of HIV are very low among adolescents, males make up more than 80 percent of HIV diagnoses among to year-olds. 3 STDs often have no obvious sign or physical .   The rate of new HIV diagnoses per , among Black adults/adolescents () was 8 times that of whites () and more than twice that of .

  Overall, a higher heterogeneity in HIV/AIDS knowledge has been observed among the countries. For instance, the level of knowledge in Oman was % but only 63% in Bahrain. The underlying differences in their knowledge are probably due to variations in education, socioeconomic status, socio-cultural differences, and other characteristics. Download Complete Project / Seminar Research Material on "Knowledge And Attitude Of Students Towards HIV / AIDS" for Sociology department in Nigeria.

  The mean score is for 9 HIV/AIDS attitude questions. Knowledge and attitude are negatively related (r = , p AIDS prevention are more likely to have negative attitudes toward HIV/AIDS.   DeVroome E, Sandfort T, de Vries K, Paalman M, Tielman R. Evaluation of a safe sex campaign regarding AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases among young people in the Netherlands. Health Educ Res ;6(3)


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Six STDs were focussed on in the studies included in the review, with awareness and knowledge being assessed in depth mainly for HIV/AIDS and HPV, and to some extent for chlamydia. For syphilis, gonorrhoea and herpes only awareness was assessed.

Awareness was generally high for HIV/AIDS (above 90%) and low for HPV (range %%).Cited by:   The book describes the world-wide incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents and examines how their sexual behaviour has changed as a result of the threat of AIDS.

It also looks at young people's knowledge and attitudes about their own sexual health, as well as the usefulness of models in predicting those at risk.

The level of comprehensive HIV/AIDS knowledge and access to HIV/AIDS information and services have been matters of great concern. In Ethiopia, an awareness of HIV/AIDS among adult population has been found to be % for men and % for women, while the knowledge of preventive strategies is estimated to be % for men and % for by:   The results of the association between knowledge and awareness about STDs among the selected socio-demographic characteristics of women in Bangladesh are presented in Table 1 reveals that most (%) of the respondents have knowledge and awareness about STDs, of which %, %, %, %, % and % represent the results from Barisal, Dhaka, Khulna, Cited by:   Sexually transmitted Infections (STIs) rank among the most important health issues for the people especially the young adults worldwide.

Young people tend to engage in sexual activity at younger ages in the past decade than in the s, and s. Knowledge is an essential precursor of sexual risk reduction. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, to produce Cited by:   On an encouraging note, according to the most recent data [PDF, KB] from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, viral suppression among Black/African American clients increased from % in to % in This demonstrates the powerful effects of a comprehensive system of care and quality HIV services that address the needs of the whole.

Twenty percent of the subjects had met their sexual partners on the streets, in parks, or in other public places.

One-third had been treated for sexually transmitted diseases other than AIDS. CONCLUSIONS: These findings underscore the need for AIDS risk assessment, counseling, and prevention programs for the chronic mentally ill. Background- Sexually transmitted diseases are a major health problem affecting mostly young people, not only in developing, but also in developed countries.

It is an infection that has a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of human sexual behavior, including vaginal intercourse, oral sex, and anal sex. Objectives: To assess the knowledge, attitude and.

Other factors contributing to Bangladesh's HIV/AIDS vulnerability include cross-border interaction with high-prevalence regions in Burma and northeast India, low condom use among the general population, and a general lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The female condom (FC) is the only safe and effective female-initiated method that provides simultaneous protection against unintended pregnancy as well as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS. Knowledge of FC use among women and the perceptions and attitudes towards condom use can contribute to its uptake as an important public health strategy for HIV.

Background Issues related to sexual health among remote estate youth has gained a high priority in Sri Lanka. General objective Describe the knowledge and practices related to sexual health of the youth in the tea plantation sector and conduct a pilot study on the sero - prevalence of common sexually transmitted diseases.

Specific objectives Explore the sexual health knowledge, educational. The Dominican Republic has a percent prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS, among the lowest percentage-wise in the Caribbean region. However, it has the second most cases in the Caribbean region in total (after Haiti), with an estima HIV/AIDS-positive Dominicans as of (the Dominican Republic is the second most populated Caribbean nation).

Introduction. The global burden of curable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is enormous, with an estimated total of more than million new cases of syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis each year.

1 Because of their many serious complications and sequelae, particularly among women, STDs are one of the leading causes for the loss of healthy years of life.

STDs are diseases that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. These include chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), syphilis, and HIV.

Many of these STDs do not show symptoms for a long time. Even without symptoms, they can still be harmful and passed on during sex. One major community-based intervention for disenfranchised groups that may be directly applicable to community-based STD prevention is the AIDS Community Demonstration Projects initiative (CDC, a).

more than adults about STDs, but knowledge among both groups is low. human behavior and sexually transmitted diseases in the AIDS era. drug abuse and addiction among others. The HIV/AIDS problem is so complex that to overcome it, one must take into consideration a series of closely inter-related issues.

Through working with women, youth and communities, Christ the King has learnt that: The rapid spread of HIV/AIDs among adolescents and young adults ( years is. The committee considers STDs to be "epidemic" (i.e., the occurrence of disease in excess of that normally expected) in the United States for the following reasons.

While some STDs seemed to be declining in the last several years (e.g., gonorrhea), other STDs are increasing (e.g., genital herpes. The signature work of AIDS-related investigative journalism, And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS epidemic by San Francisco-based reporter Randy Shilts, is the starting point for any contemporary understanding of AIDS and the mids era it between profiling the medical community’s discovery of and response to the disease, the gay community’s devastation.

The purpose of this paper is to describe HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions and identify personal risk behaviors among undergraduate students in China. A descriptive, cross-sectional survey of students between ages 17 through 28 was conducted in communication, critical thinking, self-efficacy, among others.

In practice, however, a lot of the teaching about HIV/AIDS in schools still focuses only on the knowledge dimension of HIV/AIDS (Action Aid, ). The task for teachers is, however, daunting from various perspectives. Teachers often. Today’s medical students are the future physicians of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

It is therefore essential that medical students possess the appropriate knowledge and attitudes regarding PLWHA. This study aims to evaluate knowledge and attitudes of pre-clinical Israeli medical students and to assess whether their knowledge and attitudes change throughout their pre.

There w cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia reported among Americans 45 and older last year, according to the CDC’s sexually transmitted disease surveillance report for That is about a 20 percent increase over and continues a trend of year-over-year increases since at least Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a substantial global burden of diseases, especially in developing countries.

Lack of awareness of STDs may lead to a delay in treatment. This study aimed to assess knowledge about STDs and the associated factors among dermatological patients. A cross-sectional study was conducted among patients at Vietnam National Hospital of Dermatology and.