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Recent trends in sexually transmitted infections: the Chittagong, Bangladesh experience
  1. Mohammad Rafiqul Mowla1,2,
  2. Md Abdus Sattar3
  1. 1 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  2. 2 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Popular Diagnostic Center, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  3. 3 Department of Medicine, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mohammad Rafiqul Mowla, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong 4203, Bangladesh; r.mowla{at}yahoo.com

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The WHO estimates that there are around 340 million curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) worldwide each year, with the highest prevalence being in South and Southeast Asia.1 STIs disproportionally affect the developing world due to social and cultural prejudices and practices and the non-availability of and lack of access to health services. There is little information on the prevalence of STIs in Bangladesh.2 Chittagong is the commercial capital and port city of Bangladesh and has the highest risk …

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