Screening for chlamydia among adolescents in the UK: a review of policy and practice

Kane, Ros and Khadduri, Rolla and Wellings, Kaye (2001) Screening for chlamydia among adolescents in the UK: a review of policy and practice. Health Education, 101 (3). pp. 108-115. ISSN 0965-4283

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Abstract

The contribution of the Expert Working Group to
combating increasing incidence rates of chlamydia among
young people in the UK has been important and timely.
The pilot projects, which are currently being evaluated,
will shed some light on the feasibility and acceptability of
a national screening programme. In the current climate,
with increasing prevalence of both symptomatic and
asymptomatic infections and low levels of awareness
amongst adolescents, detection and treatment

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Additional Information:The contribution of the Expert Working Group to combating increasing incidence rates of chlamydia among young people in the UK has been important and timely. The pilot projects, which are currently being evaluated, will shed some light on the feasibility and acceptability of a national screening programme. In the current climate, with increasing prevalence of both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections and low levels of awareness amongst adolescents, detection and treatment
Keywords:Health education, Young people, Sexual health, Clamydia
Subjects:A Medicine and Dentistry > A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:1884
Deposited By: Ros Kane
Deposited On:25 Jun 2009 15:33
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:32

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