STI and Teenies and Youth

“We have not inherited this land from our forefathers but have borrowed it from our children.” Words that should continue replaying in our heads everyday as we look at the case of STIs, including HIV, and adolescents and youth. Our country is...

Double Tragedy of Young Love

This episode of the Morning Express featured the one2one Youth Programme coordinator, MaqC Eric Gitau and Lucy Wanjiku who works with the National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE). Hosted by Tamima Ibrahim, they discussed the rising cases...

STI fact sheet: Syphilis

Syphilis is an STI caused by bacterium that can cause long term complications and/ or death if not treated well and in time. It is transmitted from person to person through direct contact with syphilis sores found on genital area, anus or...

STI fact sheet: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

PID as it is commonly referred, it an infection of the womb or uterus, fallopian tubes, and other reproductive organs that causes symptoms like lower abdominal pain. It is an advanced complication from bacterial infections such as chlamydia and...

STI fact sheet: Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is an STI caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 or 2 (HSV-1 or HSV 2). Most infected people experience either no symptoms or exhibit very mild symptoms that are mistaken for skin conditions or go unnoticed. When the symptoms...