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COMMUNITY TEACHING PRESENTATION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STD’S)PRIMARY HEALTH PROMOTION AND INFECTION PREVENTION: STDSPRESENTATION BY:KEMESHA MCLNTOSH
Goals and Objectives of the Community Teaching PresentationGoalsTo educate youths on health risk factors for STDs.To increase sexual health knowledge among youths. Objectives To deliver specific information to youths on STDs prevention.To help youths understand the importance of knowledge on STDs.To provides youths with the knowledge of STDs modes of transmission.
What are STDs?They are infections that are transmitted through sexual contact with an infected individual. They are also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs).STDs are extremely common and most people who have them do not have symptoms. Although STDs are dangerous, they are easily tested and easy to treat. Getting tested for STDs is extremely important, as it can prevent the development of associated complications.
How can Someone Get an STD?There are many ways through which an STD can be transmitted.However, the most common modes of transmission include:Vaginal sexAnal sexOral sexSkin to skin contactInfected mother to childSharing equipmentExchange of body fluids
Why Education on STDs is ImportantSTDs often has no signs and symptoms. In most cases, people are unaware of the infection and don’t receive treatment. STD’s have long-term damage.Infected individuals can easily pass the infection to others.