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Sexually transmitted infections in Canadian street youth

Sexually transmitted infections in Canadian street youth

findings from Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth, 1999-2003.

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Published by Public Health Agency of Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexually transmitted diseases,
  • Street youth -- Diseases -- Canada,
  • Street youth -- Sexual behavior -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFindings from Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth, 1999-2003, Infections transmises sexuellement chez les jeunes de la rue au Canada :
    ContributionsPublic Health Agency of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.V4 S379 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 27, 29, iv p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16278166M
    ISBN 100662490630
    LC Control Number2006491523

    In Ontario, chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection (STI). Between and , an average of 39, chlamydia cases were reportedFile Size: KB. Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are the most common infectious diseases of public health importance in North America. They are infections that are spread primarily through person-to-person sexual contact.

    Street-involved youth engage in a greater number of sexual risk behaviours than their non-homeless peers [15]. The vast majority is sexually active, and among those who do engage in sexual intercourse, inconsistent condom use is common [16,17].Cited by:   Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are spread by sexual contact. While the incidence of reported STIs has actually declined in the United States in the last decade, the number of these infections in children and teenagers is still very high. About 25% of teenagers will have an STI before they graduate from high school.

    Booklet, Saskatchewan has high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). If STIs are not treated, they can cause serious health issues for males, females, and unborn babies. This booklet is designed for use with youth. It provides information about nine different STIs including possible symptoms, how they are spread, how to get tested, and what happens if they are not treated.   The prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among street-involved youth greatly exceed that of the general adolescent population; however, little is known regarding the structural factors that influence disease transmission risk among this population. Between September and October , street-involved youth were enroled in a prospective cohort Cited by:


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Sexually transmitted infections in Canadian street youth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Canada’s Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth (E-SYS) is intended to provide those delivering prevention, care and treatment services to the street youth population with such data, and also to alert service providers of changes in rates of selected STIs and sexual risk behaviours in street-involved youth.

The Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections (CGSTI) were created as a resource for primary care and public health professionals – especially nurses and physicians – for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The CGSTI does not supersede any provincial/territorial legislative, regulatory, policy and practice requirements or. The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference -- now in full-color. A Doody's Core Title.

5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW. "With a level of detail that is unmatched by any other textbook in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), this book is the ultimate reference in this area/5(2). Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) is the name now used to describe a group of infections previously referred to as venereal diseases (VD) or sexually transmitted diseases (STD).

Primarily affecting the genital organs of the body, the organisms or germs causing these diseases are transmitted through "skin to skin" contact, ie, sexual. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections 2 This document has been converted and tested to meet the Government of Canada Web Accessibility Standard in compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Version 2 of the World Wide Web Consortium.

In the event that any portion of File Size: KB. The term sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is now used for what were formerly known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

The rates of many STIs, including HIV/AIDS, are on the rise, especially in people aged 25 and under. STIs can lead to infertility, chronic pain, or cancer.

In some cases, they can be fatal. Find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if you think you may have. Sexually Transmitted Diseases; 1, 4– Ochnio, J.J. et al () Past infection with hepatitis A virus among Vancouver street youth, injection drug users and men who have sex with men: implications for vaccination programs.

Canadian Medical Association Journal; 3, Public Health Laboratory Service, Regional InformationFile Size: 66KB. Adolescents ages account for nearly half of the 20 million new cases of STDs each year. 1 Today, two in five sexually active teen girls have had an STD that can cause infertility and even death.

2 Also, though rates of HIV are very low among adolescents, males make up more than 80 percent of HIV diagnoses among to year-olds. 3 STDs often have no obvious sign or physical symptom, so Author: Office of Adolescent Health.

Objective: To review epidemiologic studies of the health of street youth in industrialized countries, with a special focus on Canadian youth. Methods: We identified 52 peer-reviewed studies from searches of the MEDLINE database and bibliographies of published papers, for data on blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections, mental health problems, pregnancy, violence and by: Summary.

These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) were updated by CDC after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs who met in Atlanta on April 30–May 2, Sexually transmitted infections such as syphilis and resistant gonorrhea have public health officials and staff at Canadian nursing homes and retirement communities taking note.

Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections including HIV in street-connected adolescents in western Kenya Susanna E Winston, 1 Amon K Chirchir, 2 Lauryn N Muthoni, 2, 3 David Ayuku, 4 Julius Koech, 5 Winstone Nyandiko, 5, 6 E Jane Carter, 7, 8 and Paula Braitstein 5 Cited by: Sexually transmitted infections (STI) pose a significant threat to the health and well-being of Canadian youth and the prevalence of common IntroductIon.

Sexual health and canadian youth: How are we doing. “Access to effective, broadly based sexual health education is an important contributing factor to the health and well-being ofFile Size: KB. We did a cross-sectional study of sexually transmitted infections, HIV infection, and drug use in street youth at a juvenile detention facility, adults at homeless detention centres, and women and men at a remand centre in Moscow.

(79%) women at the remand centre were sex workers. 91 (51%) homeless women had by: • Blood-borne infection rates are high among street youth who use injection drugs. • Chlamydia is the most prevalent reportable sexually transmitted infection among street youth. In% were infected. • Hepatitis C is being transmitted when street youth share drug equipment.

About the Enhanced Street Youth Surveillance Study (E-SYS). Sexually active youth Street-involved youth Sex workers. Runaway and homeless youth (RHY) are more likely to engage in sexual risk behaviors than their housed peers, and are therefore at increased risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).Compared with homeless young men, homeless young women have lower rates of condom use, and higher rates of STIs.The street social environment that RHY inhabit is complex, with gender power Cited by:   Rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and unplanned pregnancy are high among youth.

While the intersection between drug and alcohol use and unprotected sex is well recognized, few studies have examined the relationship between substance use patterns and unprotected sex among high risk-populations such as street-involved youth.

Data were derived from the At-Risk Youth. This fact sheet examines education and employment as determinants of sexually transmitted and blood borne infection (STBBI) vulnerability among street-involved youth in Canada. It is one in a series based on an analysis of current literature and findings from Cycle 6 of the Enhanced Street Youth Surveillance (E-SYS) system.

While sexually transmitted diseases affect individuals of all ages, STDs take a particularly heavy toll on young people. CDC estimates that youth ages make up just over one-quarter of the sexually active population, but account for half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted infections that occur in the United States each year.

Purpose The objectives of this study were to characterise the sexual health of street-connected adolescents in Eldoret, Kenya, analyse gender disparity of risks, estimate the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and identify factors associated with STIs. Methods A cross-sectional study of street-connected adolescents ages 12–21 years was conducted in Eldoret, by: ().

Claessens C: Prevalence of HIV infection and risk behaviours among Montreal street youth. (). Comparison of HIV risks among gay, lesbian, bisexual and heterosexual homeless youth.

(). Cross-national variations in behavioral profiles among homeless youth. ().The International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) was founded in and it is organized on both a global and regional basis.

It is the oldest international organisation with the objective of fostering international cooperation in the control of sexually transmitted infections .