Sex and healthy relationships

March 8, 2012

Safe sex

The rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain unacceptably high especially amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth.  STIs are spread by sexual contact with an infected person.  Infections include gonorrhoea, genital herpes, genital warts and syphilis.

Nathan Talsma spoke to Rachel Hanrich, a health promotion and education officer with Family Planning Queensland.

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