GirlGI | Girl Gone International Issue 6 - Page 58

Region of Americas Population 476.9 million 35 Countries T.Vaginalis Chlamydia Syphilis Gonorrhea 126 Million Cases of curable STIs per year 93 Million Cases of curable STIs per year African Region Population 384.4 million What’s happening in your part of the world? T.Vaginalis Syphilis Chlamydia Gonorrhea The statisitcs presented here are the most recent estimates of the global burden of STIs from the World Health Organisation from 2008. The regions are defined by the World Health Organisation. The population is the ADULT population, between 15-49 years old. 46 Countries