The number of sexually transmitted diseases in Russia decreased by 10 times in 10 years



Over the past 10 years, 10 times reduction in the number of sexually transmitted diseases through, said chief dermatologist and cosmetologist Anna Kubanova Russian Ministry of Health.

"With regard to infections, sexually transmitted diseases, we have a very good positive results: reduced incidence of syphilis and urogenital infections," — the words Kubanova RIA "Novosti" .
According to her, these indicators has been achieved through the implementation of activities of the Federal target program for the control of infections transmitted through sexual contact.
"As a result, the incidence of sexually transmitted infections has declined in Russia is almost 10 times. Today, the average incidence of syphilis, for example, is 31 cases per 100 thousand population, while 10 years ago, the national average was 278 cases per 100,000 population. We must continue to work to reduce morbidity socially significant infections, "- said Kubanova.

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