Sexually transmitted infections and health through the life course

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter examines the effects of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV at different life stages. It draws examples from an ongoing population-based cohort studies in rural Rakai District, southwestern Uganda. The chapter also highlights some of the social and behavioural risk factors for disease, as well as the social and health consequences of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Life Course Approach to Women's Health
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191723629
ISBN (Print)0192632892, 9780192632890
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009


  • HIV
  • Rakai project
  • STI
  • Sexually transmitted disease
  • Uganda

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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