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Community myths and misconceptions about sexual health in Tanzania: Stakeholders’ views from a qualitative study in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Publication Year: 2023
Contributing Organisation: University of Minnesota School of Public Health
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Learning Themes: Global Health

Sexual and reproductive health problems are one of the top five risk factors for disability in the developing world. The rates of sexual health problems in most African countries are overwhelming, which is why HIV and other STIs are still such a challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. Talking about sex in most African countries is a taboo, leading to common myths and misconceptions that ultimately impact community sexual health.

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