Laurino says that the higher incidence of STIs is proof that people are having unprotected sex. He attributed this unsafe sex trend to an erroneous belief that HIV was no longer a threat, “…among young people there is a perception that HIV is an ‘older generation’ issue.”
However the stats in the article reflect the fact that safe sex should be more in vogue than ever. One in two South Africans will have an STI before they turn 25. And there are plenty of nasties out there.
Dr Laurino said that because H4M clinics are men friendly and treatment is free, men felt comfortable testing and treating for STIs.
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