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Chapter 6.2 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Online Learning). Learning Objectives. By the end of the lesson, you should be able to : state the harmful consequences of sexually transmitted disease like: syphilis g onorrhea AIDS

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Chapter 6.2

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

(Online Learning)

Learning Objectives

  • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:

  • state the harmful consequences of sexually transmitted disease like:

  • syphilis

  • gonorrhea

  • AIDS

  • explain that syphilis is caused by a bacterium which is transmitted during sexual intercourse

  • describe the symptoms, signs, effects and treatment of syphilis

  • discuss the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and methods by which it may be controlled


  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs):

  • diseases transmitted mainly through sexual intercourse

  • caused by bacteria and viruses

  • affect the reproductive system (may also affect other body parts)

  • may not show visible signs or symptoms  pass on the disease unknowingly to their partners.

  • infections can be fatal

  • Examples:

  • Syphilis

  • Gonorrhea

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Acquired immuno deficiency syndrome aids
Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Kaposi sarcoma arising from aids
Kaposi Sarcoma – arising from AIDS

Who is at risk of aids
Who is at Risk of AIDS?

Unprotected sexual intercourse- most likely they do not use contraceptions.

Multiple sex partners

Sharing of infected needles – mostly affect drug addicts.

Pregnancy / Childbirth

Blood Transfusion

Prevention of stds
Prevention of STDs

Keep to one sexual partner and avoid pre-marital sex.

Avoid direct contact between the penis and vagina with the use of a suitable contraceptive e.g. a condom

Avoid abusing drugs by sharing contaminated needles

Ensure that ear piercing equipment has been sterilised before being used on you.

Don’t share toothbrushes and shavers etc.

Video task
Video Task

  • Deliverable: Video of a Role-Play

  • Duration: 3 to 5 minutes video

  • Format: mpeg format

  • Content:

  • Causes, Signs/Symptoms/Effects and Treatments/Cures for

  • Gonorrhoea, Syphilis and AIDS.

  • Character must NEVER reveal the STI throughout the video.

  • Audience should be able to guess it from the dialogue or soliloquy.

  • Group Size: In groups of 4 or 5

  • Grading:

  • Based on rubrics provided.

  • Will constitute 5 marks of Term 3 Term Test.