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Syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases at primary care level, Mozambique
  1. F S Mbofana,
  2. F J Brito,
  3. A Saifodine,
  4. J L Cliff

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    Objective: To assess STD management in primary healthcare facilities where STD clinics and syndromic management guidelines had been introduced.

    Methods: In 26 health facilities in selected sites, we observed management of all STD patients presenting in the adult general or STD clinic. We assessed the referral system by analysing patient registers.

    Results: 408 STD patients (65% …

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    • Sexually Transmitted Infections receives an increasing number of articles relating to prevalence of STIs or the performance of various syndromic management protocols in different populations. While these are very important for policymakers and clinicians locally, they tend to have limited applicability to other populations. For this reason we will publish these articles, after peer review, in full through eSTI. The paper edition of the journal will feature full abstracts in the “global view” section.