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Treatment Action Campaign raises concerns over male STI increase in Gauteng [SOUND]

# The Treatment Action Campaign in Gauteng has voiced concerns over the recent surge in sexually transmitted infections among men in Alexandra, Sandton, Braamfontein and Hillbrow. According to the provincial Health Department, 40-percent of men in Gauteng sought treatment for Male Urethritis Syndrome, mainly caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia. Speaking to Newzroom Afrika, TAC Gauteng spokesperson Monwabisi Mbasa called for increased awareness about male STIs and encouraged frequent testing: