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Awareness of sexually transmitted disease among women and service providers in rural Bangladesh

Awareness of sexually transmitted disease among women and service providers in rural Bangladesh

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Published by Centre for Health and Population Research, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMehrab Ali Khan ... [et al.].
SeriesICDDR,B working paper ;, no. 65, Working paper ;, no. 123, Working paper (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) ;, no. 65., Working paper (MCH-FP Extension Project (Rural) (Bangladesh)) ;, no. 123.
ContributionsKhan, Mehrab Ali., International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh., MCH-FP Extension Project (Rural) (Bangladesh)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3441385M
LC Control Number2005310973

  Though non-communicable diseases contribute to an increasing share of the disease burden in South Asia, health systems in most rural communities are ill-equipped to deal with chronic illness. This analysis seeks to describe care-seeking behavior among women of reproductive age who died from fatal non-communicable diseases as recorded in northwest rural Bangladesh between Cited by: 7.   We conducted a respondent driven sampling survey to estimate HIV prevalence and risk behavior among female sex workers (FSWs) in Nairobi, Kenya. Women aged 18 years and older who reported selling sex to a man at least once in the past 3 months were eligible to participate. Consenting FSWs completed a behavioral questionnaire and were tested for HIV and sexually transmitted Cited by:

Background In recent years, Bangladesh government has accomplished the ambitious project of establishing hospit Community Health Clinics in sub-districts across the country. Operating under the affiliation of the government hospitals, these community health clinics aim to provide free healthcare services and to increase health-awareness among the extreme poor communities in the rural Cited by: 9. Similarly, rural women in Bangladesh often see traditional healers and spiritual leaders for their reproductive health and life threatening issues (Sibley et al., ). In Bangladesh, the reproductive health care services are inadequate and are often characterised as traditional. This problem is intensified due to a lack of sexual.

Women, Poverty & Sexually Transmitted Diseases. National STD Facts. The United States has the highest rate of STDS in the industrialized world. Chlamydia remains the most commonly reported, notifiable disease in the United States, with over 1 million cases.   To identify socioeconomic and urban–rural variations in self-reported lifetime prevalence of symptoms of sexually transmitted infections (STI). This cross-sectional study used data from the Bangladesh Adolescents Survey conducted on 11, adolescents, using a cluster sampling methods. Data were analysed using SPSS applying principle components analysis, multivariate Cited by: 1.


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Awareness of sexually transmitted disease among women and service providers in rural Bangladesh International Journal of STD & AIDS 8: 11, Download CitationCited by: Awareness of sexually transmitted disease among women and service providers in rural Bangladesh Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of STD & AIDS 8(11).

Khan MA, Rahman M, Khanam PA, Barkat-e-Khuda, Kane TT, Ashraf A. Awareness of sexually transmitted disease among women and service providers in rural Bangladesh. Int J STD AIDS. Nov; 8 (11)–Cited by:   It is clear that the knowledge and awareness about STDs among the urban population is greater than that of the rural population.

In Bangladesh %, % and % of women have completed primary, secondary and higher level of education, respectively, of which %, % and %, respectively, know about by: It invol women in six divisions of Bangladesh – Dhaka, Rajshahi, Chittagong, Barisal, Khulna and Sylhet.

In this study, the percentage distribution and logistic regression model are used to identify which factors are associated with knowledge and awareness among women. Background: Young people are most vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in Bangladesh.

Lack of knowledge about reproductive health issues is also common in this group. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infections or diseases that are passed on from person to person through sexual contact.

The presence of an untreated ulcerative STI increases the risk of both acquisition and transmission of HIV. Low or lack of education of has been shown to be associated with low STI awareness and : Gifty Ayoma Blay. Awareness of sexually transmitted infection (STI)/reproductive tract infections (RTI) and HIV/AIDS in STI/RTI - affected married women of rural areas of Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh: A cross-sectional study.

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The prevalence of reproductive tract infections (RTIs) and STDs among females in the general population and among street female sex workers (SFSWs) in Bangladesh is not well documented.

In a cross-sectional study among slum dwellers in Dhaka city, the prevalence of gonorrhea and syphilis were observed to be % and % respectively [9]. Main principle of this thesis is to analysis Empowerment and Health Awareness Knowledge of Rural Women in Bangladesh.

This awareness knowledge has in addition increased as women usually are empowered. Their decision making power has become increased, they receive prenatal health care. watching TV (OR=, 95% CI=) with knowledge and awareness among women in Bangladesh about STDs.

Conclusion: There is a need to improve the education in Bangladesh about STDs particularly among those in the rural areas and older ages of women ( years).

Formal, informal and special educational knowledge and awarenessCited by: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are those diseases that are contracted mainly through sexual intercourse. They include curable ones like gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia infection as well as incurable but modifiable ones like HIV, herpes simplex, human papilloma virus (HPV), and hepatitis B infections [1, 2].Cited by: 6.

The serious long-term complications of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in women and newborns are well-documented. Particularly, STI imply considerable social consequences for women.

Low STI knowledge has been shown to be associated with unsafe sex. In Vietnam, misconceptions regarding STI exist, and rural women delay seeking care for by: awareness about HIV/AIDS was found among rural uneducated women; only 20% of them were aware of HIV/AIDS.5) Women in Bangladesh are considered a high-risk group due to lack of opportunity for general and health education.

In addition, Bangladesh has large commercial sex industry made up mostly of women. Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology. Volume 9, Number 2. 57 Health Care Seeking Behavior for Safe Motherhood: Findings from Rural Bangladesh Shirina Aktar * Abstract: This study aims to explore women’s health care seeking behavior for safe motherhood in rural Bangladesh.

Using random sampling method, the study collects data from married. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) The latest additions, as well as new resources and programs. Adolescents & Young Adults. year olds account for half of all new STD infections.

Gay, Bisexual & Other MSM. Men who have sex with men have higher rates of STDs. STDs during Pregnancy. For a healthier baby, ask your doctor about STD testing.

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) contribute largely to the burden of health in South Africa and are recognized as major contributors to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic. Young women are particularly vulnerable to STIs.

The purpose of this secondary analysis was to examine the risk factors associated with prevalent and incident STIs among women who had. To determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other reproductive tract infections (RTIs) among pregnant women in Moshi, Tanzania and to compare the occurrence of STIs/RTIs among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and uninfected women.

Pregnant women in their 3rd trimester (N = ) were recruited from two primary health care clinics. Bangladesh General Health Risks: Sexually Transmitted Infections Description. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), are caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites that are transmitted through unprotected sex (vaginal, anal, or.

Though HIV prevalence has taken downward stream around the world, a gradual rise of HIV status has been detected among the women in Bangladesh. Women in Bangladesh usually face various challenges due to lack of unequal power relation and poor negotiable capacity with their counterparts during sex.

This study intended to explore and document the psychological, social and Author: Sifat E Sultana. Methodology: A cross sectional study was conducted during May-June among women of reproductive age group ( years) in the urban and rural areas of Bareilly District to study their Health Care Seeking behaviour for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)/Reproductive Tract Infections (RTIs).

The two stage cluster sampling technique was.attitudes towards sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention (1, ). Lack of information and negative attitudes encourage sexual risk behaviour, thus increasing individuals’ chances of acquiring STDs (12).

In recent years, STDs have occurred mostly among young people, with the highest reported rates found among those aged years.Health care providers can contribute to a public health approach to STI/RTI control and help reduce the burden of disease in the community by reaching all kinds of people and convincing them of the value and importance of early use of STI/RTI services.

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