Sources and News

Here you will find some news of interest about STI and prevention. Click on the links and you will be able to read the articles.

El peligroso juego del Muelle

"Sin miedo al SIDA. Bienvenida a las ITS"

Do you know what the Pier is? It is a very dangerous sexual practice, this type of sex nullifies the women sexuality, turns it into objects and increase of unwanted pregnancies and STIs.

Condenado un hombre a nueve años de prisión por ocultar a su pareja que tenía VIH e infectarla.

Stable partners who do not use barrier methods, should check before doing so if the partner has some type of STI, as well as if they have relationships with other people outside the relationship, so they will avoid infecting themselves and their partner. In spite of this, if you have a doubt, go to the doctor, he could detect and treat a STI as soon as possible.

STI: Not only a problem for young people

Cada vez hay un mayor número de casos de Infecciones de transmisión sexual en personas de 50 a 70 años. Cuando los embarazos dejan de ser la preocupación y se olvidan que el contagio de enfermedades no tiene límite de edad.

Increased cases of female infertility due to sexually transmitted infections.

Cada vez es mayor el número de casos de infertilidad femenina como consecuencia de los problemas secundarios a ITS como la Enfermedad Inflamatoria Pélvica que puede impedir tener hijos en el futuro. 

HIV infection going into remission

In 2013, NIH-supported researchers reported that a 2-year-old child who was born with HIV and was treated starting in the first few days of life has had her HIV infection go into remission. This appears to be the first case of functional cure of HIV.

Here is the link:

Spanish webpage about HIV:

Which girls/women should receive HPV vaccination?

HPV vaccination is recommended for 11 and 12 year-old girls. It is also recommended for girls and women age 13 through 26 years of age who have not yet been vaccinated or completed the vaccine series; HPV vaccine can also be given to girls beginning at age 9 years. CDC recommends 11 to 12 year olds get two doses of HPV vaccine to protect against cancers caused by HPV. For more information on the recommendations, please see:

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