STIs a "hidden epidemic": SOGC

March 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/28/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 7, p913
Academic Journal
Focuses on the initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada to urge the establishment of a national strategy to deal with the increasing case of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in Canada. Percentage of increase in cases of chlamydia and syphilis from 1997 to 2004; Age and gender factors in the prevalence of STI; Overview of the national strategy proposed by the society to deal with STI.


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