en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexually_transmitted_infection

Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD), ... Some STIs may cause problems with the ability to get pregnant. ... Viral STIs include genital herpes, HIV/AIDS, and genital warts. ... STIs have been euphemistically referred to as "blood diseases" and "social diseases" in the past.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12289834

AIDS STD Health Promot Exch. 1995;(2):1-3. ... PIP: Even though the workplace is ideal for promoting HIV/STD (sexually transmitted disease) ... The AIDS epidemic adversely affects society and the economy at both the macro and micro level. ... from stigmatization, discrimination, and subsequent industrial relation problems.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK232938

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a tremendous health and economic ... Of the top ten diseases, five are STDs (i.e., chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, AIDS, ... Persons in all states, communities, and social networks are at risk for STDs. .... As a result, STDs, unintended pregnancies, and other health problems that ...

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Fetal and perinatal health problems. Cancer. Facilitation of the sexual transmission of HIV infection2. Why Is Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Important? ... Social, economic, and behavioral factors that affect the spread of STDs ...

www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/staying-in-hiv-care/other-related-health-issues/sexually-transmitted-diseases

May 15, 2017 ... Living healthy with HIV includes preventing other sexually transmitted diseases ( STDs). An STD is an infection that's passed from person to ...

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improves the health status of the population and prevents HIV transmission. ... and care of sexually transmitted disease (STD) to assist Ministry of Health ... spite of this, such STDs have continued to be a public health problem in both industri- ..... Stigma originates in societal values and can be increased by institutional ...

www.who.int/ith/diseases/hivaids/en

Some of the infectious agents, such as HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis, can also be passed ... Apart from being serious diseases in their own right, sexually transmitted ... transmitted infection from casual day-to-day contact at home, at work or socially. ... relatively inexpensive, are highly reliable and have virtually no side-effects.

www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/87/11/08-059212/en

In other areas of communicable disease control, the pendulum is moving in a different .... of high-risk individuals – through STI clinics or workplace interventions. ... Structural interventions address root causes of problems, such as the ... include collective action by sex workers to change social conditions that put them at risk.

www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/toolstemplates/entertainmented/tips/AidsStds.html

AIDS and STDs in Youth - Gateway to Health Communication - CDC. ... a sexually transmitted disease (STD) such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, the ... Other STDs can cause symptoms and conditions that range from blisters and itching to ... most helpful source of information on sexuality issues, including HIV and AIDS.