People in Birmingham and Solihull are being urged to prepare for winter illnesses and ailments by stocking up their medicine cabinet during the weekly shop.
- One in 10 sexually active 16-24 year olds have never used a condom1
- One in three (35%) think carrying condoms gives the impression that you sleep around1
- Nearly six in 10 of all chlamydia and gonorrhoea diagnoses in 2016 were in people aged 15 to 24[ii]
- New campaign from Public Health England features personal stories from young people talking about contracting an STI and why they did not use protection
- The ‘Protect against STIs’ campaign wants to encourage condom use to prevent young adults contracting and spreading STIs
Public Health England had launched ‘Protect against STIs’, a new campaign that aims to reduce the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among 16-24 year olds through condom usage. The campaign is the first Government sexual health campaign in eight years.
The local NHS in Birmingham and Solihull is helping local people to get the right care at the right time this Winter by launching an innovative and fun new game show animation called ‘Play Your Care Right’.