Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Genital herpes, Genital warts, Chlamydia, Trichomoniasis, Hepatitis B, Chancroid, HIV

Young people should avoid these behaviours that put them at risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common diseases adolescents and young people can contract if they engage in unprotected sex. In Nigeria, about 3 million cases of STIs are recorded every year and young people aged 15-24 form a good number of these cases. If untreated, STIs can lead to severe complications and consequences in the future including infertility, so it is important for adolescents to learn how to prevent or manage these infections.

While STIs sound scary and can be extremely uncomfortable, they can all be treated. But how do you know if you have one in the first place, and what should you do when you find out? Download to find out.