Sexual transmitted disease and its prevention: Indian overview

  • Dr Dhruvendra Pandey Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, N.S.C.B. Medical College, Jabalpur , M.P, India.
  • Dr D Sharad Gedam Professor of Pediatrics, L N Medical college, Bhopal, MP, India.
Keywords: Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV, Syndromic Management, Venereal Disease

Abstract

Sexually transmitted infections are recognized as major public health problem. This is not only a medical problem but also a social and behavioral problem. This requires preventive strategies to be more focused and consolidated.

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Published
2015-09-30
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Dr Dhruvendra Pandey, Dr D Sharad Gedam. Sexual transmitted disease and its prevention: Indian overview. Biomed Rev: J Basic Appl Med Sci [Internet]. 2015Sep.30 [cited 2021May18];2(3):35-6. Available from: https://biomedicalreview.in/jbams/article/view/13
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