This book is a qualitative study of Perceptions about Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria by the youth. Sexually transmitted diseases continue to be the public health threat of our time, socio-economic factors, and crucial in the transmission of HIV/AIDS. The findings of this book stress the importance of ongoing education of the public on STD symptom recognition and appropriate and timely health-seeking behavior. Additionally, this book depicts the struggles that vulnerable youths go through navigating reproductive health education including safe sexual behavior. Overall, this book is recommended to everyone who want to make a difference in reducing the prevalence of STDs.
Dr. Mfon Archibong graduated from Walden University, Minnesota, USA with a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Public Health and a concentration in Health Education and Promotions. He also has a Master of Educational Administration from the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, USA.
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adolescents, STDs, AIDS, Dual protection, Condom, HIV infection, knowledge, attitudes, practices, Perceptions, Qualitative studies, Reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
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