Sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections
- Global update on the health sector response to HIV, 2014
- Report on global sexually transmitted infection surveillance 2013
Elimination of mother-to-child transmission (EMTCT) of HIV and syphilis
In developing countries, STIs and their complications rank in the top five disease categories for which adults seek health care. Infection with STIs can lead to acute symptoms, chronic infection and serious delayed consequences such as infertility, ectopic pregnancy, cervical cancer and the untimely death of infants and adults.