Contribute to gonorrhoea testing and treatment research
Black Men's Health UK » Sexual Health
by BMHUK
4M ago
Gonorrhoea infections are increasing in the UK, especially in men. There is evidence that there are changes in the type of sex people are having and who with, for example having multiple relationships. Researchers from University College London are trying to understand how men who have been diagnosed with gonorrhoea might feel about a new technique to help doctors and nurses make decisions about treatment and care. If you have been diagnosed with gonorrhoea before you can contribute to this research. The research will be looking at a technique called Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS). This is wher ..read more
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Sexual Health Inequalities Outlined
Black Men's Health UK » Sexual Health
by Taku
2y ago
Public Health England’s stats on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England for 2018 show that Black people continue to be disproportionately affected by poor sexual health. What is particularly of interest to us is that in a recent online health survey we ran amongst Black men in the in the UK, only 15% said they were aware of STIs significantly affect Black people. In this post we outline some of the key findings from Public Health England. Diagnosis Rate We, people of Black ethnicity, face the highest population rates of STI diagnoses. This is measured as the number of people diagn ..read more
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New Guidance To Improve Sexual Health in Black Caribbean Communities
Black Men's Health UK » Sexual Health
by BMHUK
2y ago
Public Health England has published new guidance to support commissioners, providers and third sector organisations in developing interventions for improved sexual health and well-being among Black Caribbean communities. The population rates of sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses are highest among people of Black ethnicity in England. This however varies considerably among Black ethnic groups. STIs can seriously affect the health and wellbeing of those affected so it is important that we keep an eye on them. Priority areas The new guidance identified the following as priority areas ..read more
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