STIs on the rise in Selebi-Phikwe

SELEBI-PHIKWE: The mining town of Selebi-Phikwe continues to record a high rate of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) despite several interventions by government, it has been revealed.

On Tuesday, Samuel Kenaape, the District AIDS Coordinator here, said the town still had the highest number of people infected with STIs, despite government’s efforts to provide free education on the diseases.

Speaking at the District’s Commemoration of World AIDS Day, Kenaape said the town, which has a population of close to 49,000 people, had registered 1,157 STIs in the past three months.

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