Northland DHB Sexual Health promotion team promotes positive sexual and reproductive health and responsible sexual behaviour to minimise the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy throughout Te Tai Tokerau/Northland.
Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea are the most commonly reported Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs) in Te Tai Tokerau/ Northland. The highest rates of infections are seen in people from Māori and Pacific ethnic groups aged between 15 and 29 years.
It is really important to PLAN, PACK and PROTECT:
PLAN - be prepared
PROTECT - from STIs and unplanned pregnancies