A rise in reported cases of sexually transmitted infections in Gauteng in 2023 is a wake-up call that control and management strategies are not keeping pace with the growing disease burden in SA's most populous province, reports @SpotlightNSP. | @Ufrieda


Thousands of men and women in #Gauteng contracted sexually transmitted infections.

A peak of incidence, among other places, was recorded in Sandton, Germiston, Braamfontein and Vosloorus. Look at this infograph by Spotlight for more. #stis


Gauteng recorded a rise in STis like gonorrhoea and chlamydia. Some of the areas seeing a spike include Sandton, Germiston and Bronkhorstspruit. | @Ufrieda @SpotlightNSP

The @HealthZA flags a surge in new STI cases, especially gonorrhoea and chlamydia. Time for a review of management guidelines and boosted awareness programmes | @SpotlightNSP | @Ufrieda

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