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#Sexually Transmitted Infections

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Friday 14 June, 2019

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out later this year

Rapid testing will be rolled out in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests

The prominent STIs were chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Friday 16 November, 2018

'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year

A total of 11,078 STI diagnoses have been reported so far this year.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

People who shave, wax or trim their pubic hair are at a higher risk of catching an STI

A major study found that pubic groomers are 80% more likely to carry an STI – but said it could not conclude that shaving caused the infections.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Too embarrassed to see a doc? Now you can test for almost any STI from your bedroom

Now you really have no excuse not to get checked out.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Hoping to 'get lucky' over the last big Christmas party weekend? Maybe read this first

STI clinics have seen a spike in ‘panicked’ office workers seeking appointments.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Thursday 12 December, 2013

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test Sexual Health This post contains a poll

Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test

Almost a third of people in a study said they are not concerned about their sexual health.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Saturday 1 December, 2012

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency' HIV

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency'

Although global rates of are dropping, complacency is a barrier to completely eliminating HIV, according to experts.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Cost of contraception causing some to risk unprotected sex

Ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday, the Dublin AIDS Alliance is urging people to take greater care of their sexual health.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Monday 25 June, 2012

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE Safety First This post contains videos

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE

“Johnny’s got you covered.”

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Thursday 7 June, 2012

WHO warns urgent action needed to prevent spread of 'untreatable' gonorrhoea

The World Health Organisation has warned of the spread of an untreatable strain of gonorrhoea which could potentially effect millions of people.

# sexually-transmitted-infections - Friday 3 February, 2012

Rise in sexual activity leads to increase in STIs among elderly

Doctors are warning that older people should take just as many precautions as younger people do when having intercourse.