As Shaun Kingsley Malarney writes, "for Vu Trong Phung, the complex reality of prostitution and venereal
disease was the source and focus of a number of profound anxieties about the sociopolitical status in colonial Hanoi.
Moreover, a propaganda campaign was vigorously undertaken within the RAF to educate European personnel about the dangers of venereal
The life-world interview encourages the interviewees to reflect on their venereal
infection and its consequences for their life situation.
The catalyst for this legislative development centred on concern over the health of British soldiers who, as the backbone of British imperial presence, posed a problem when falling victim to venereal
However, from her name, the word "venereal
" is also derived, but a venereal
disease is considered bad fortune.
Measured attention is also paid to other diseases, including tuberculosis and venereal
diseases and, to a lesser extent, yaws, measles and whooping cough.
We should learn from the sorrow of so many broken marriages, the sickening figures for teenage venereal
disease, the vast numbers of children growing up fatherless.
This book, and Morrow's hard work, attempted to overcome the denial about, and unwillingness to speak about, venereal
The country has one of the highest numbers of Aids cases in Europe and venereal
diseases are rife.
Expecting to glaze over at his discussions of, say, Molluscum contagiosum or Condyloma acuminatum, we encounter Goldstone's quick assertion that the first is "not a shellfish" but rather a poxlike sexually transmitted virus (accompanied by a line drawing of bumps on a thigh); we find the second is the fancy name for venereal
warts (illustrated by little bumps on the penis shaft).
Girls aged 16 to 19 in England and Wales have the highest rates of venereal
disease such as gonorrhoea, the highest teenage pregnancy rates, high abortion levels and are more likely to use drugs.
Close to a decade ago, a young woman who had but one sexual partner in her life found out in one day that she was pregnant and had been exposed to two venereal
diseases, one of which was AIDS.