Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Developing Countries
A study of the problem of sexually transmitted diseases in developing countries.
This paper analyzes the ongoing problem of sexually transmitted diseases in developing countries. The writer proposes the evaluation of the current situation and the planning of a program to deal with the problem. The writer also lists several evaluation questions and data collection methods.
“Sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) have been a problem for doctors worldwide and governments around the globe for many years. Pre-screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs are required to stop the spread of STDs. A host of sexually transmitted diseases have, unfortunately, exploded in large numbers in the continent of Africa. These STD’s include the HIV virus and the HPV virus, or human papillomavirus. HPV causes cervical cancer, and the HIV virus causes AIDS (auto-immune deficiency syndrome).”