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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 …
Contributors MRM and MAS designed the study, collected data, checked data sources, prepared the results and wrote the manuscript. Both authors approved the final version of the paper before submission. MRM coordinated review, submission and revision.
Competing interests None declared.
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