- Histories of STI and HIV
- Biomedical features of STI and HIV
- STI and HIV: global and regional situations and the burden of disease
- Political and economic features of transmission
- The socio-cultural context of transmission - sexuality, gender and religion
- Institutional responses to STI and HIV
- Current Issues for programs and projects in the prevention, control and management of STI and HIV
- Projects and the goals of prevention and care
- STI and HIV in the 21st century
- Resources and Links
- Assignment 1 - Assignment 1 (40%)
- Assignment 2 - Review (35%)
- Assignment 3 - Assignment 2 (25%)
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This subject covers historical and contemporary perspectives on STI and HIV. These include social, cultural, religious and gender issues and political and economic influences on transmission, prevention and management of STI/HIV. The future of STI/HIV in the 21st century is examined.
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