CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News UpdateBARBADOS: Syphilis Cases on the Rise in Barbados
August 1, 2013
Aids Weekly Plus
Health authorities with the Barbados Ministry of Health said that recent studies demonstrated an increasing number of syphilis diagnoses on the island but gave no specific statistics. The authorities said they currently were in the process of improving their monitoring systems to track STDs as well as gather data that would enable them to identify more accurately the most at-risk individuals.