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24 February 2021

PrEP programmes are ‘missing opportunities’ to test people for sexually transmitted infections

Global evidence review finds wide variation on STI testing, despite people on PrEP being at greater risk of sexually transmitted infections.

14 January 2021

One in six young Zimbabweans test positive for an STI yet only 3% had symptoms

Study calls for increased testing of STIs, in place of diagnosing based on symptoms alone, as many young Zimbabweans with an STI present with zero symptoms.

18 April 2016

Worries about ‘super gonorrhoea’ in England

Cases of antibiotic resistant gonorrhoea are on the rise in England and spreading across the country, according to a statement issued by Public Health England (PHE) on Sunday.