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Sexual Health Week November 9-15, 2009

sexualhealthweekSexual Health Week 2009 aims to educate and empower males and females to take control of their sexual health.

The goals of Sexual Health Week are to:

• decrease the rates of sexually transmitted infections in Australia
• encourage regular sexual health check ups
• remove the stigma surrounding sexually transmitted infections and sexual health
• promote awareness of the many contraceptive options available
• reinforce the importance of condom usage and practicing safe sex at all times

The messages of Sexual Health Week are:

• Take control of your sexual health – always negotiate safe sex
• Don’t let love bug you – get a sexual health check up
• Contraception Conundrums? – find out what contraception is right for you

Sexual Health Week is an initiative of Marie Stopes International – a not-for-profit organisation working to improve sexual and reproductive health in Australia and worldwide through education, information and access to the highest quality healthcare services. More information on Sexual Health Week will be available at

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