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Sexually Transmitted Infections - Adopting a Sexual Health Paradigm

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Highlights the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) across the U.S. Discusses how marginalized groups, such as women, LGBTQ, American Indian and Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations, among others, are disproportionately affected. Details how the barriers to healthcare access in rural areas, particularly rural American Indian reservations, can affect the rates of STIs. Makes policy recommendations to address these disparities.
Author(s)
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Date
2021
Type
Document
Organization
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Children and youth · Hispanic or Latino · Infectious diseases · LGBTQ+ · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Policy · Sexual and reproductive health · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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  • Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, view details