HIV officially reached the territory of the former Soviet Union in ,  about 5 years after the virus itself was discovered. Until there were only a few known cases of HIV infections in Ukraine. In the mids, the transmission was primarily through injecting drug use. Prevalence in the southern and eastern oblasts Odessa , Mykolaiv , Dnipropetrovsk , and Donetsk is about three times higher than rates in the rest of the country. From to , the primary means of HIV transmission was through injection drug use, but by , sexual contact outpaced injection drug use as the primary form of transmission. In about 0.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ukraine
Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections in Ukraine | Reproductive Endocrinology
Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections in Ukraine
Purpose of the study — to analyze the structure and morbidity patterns of control of sexually transmitted infections STI for the period from to in accordance with data collected by the Statistical Department of the MoH of Ukraine. Materials and methods. It was analyzed data on the STI incidence in entire population, namely from 15 years to 60 years and older, female and male, the prevalence of diseases depending on the place of residence city or village was performed.
Objectives: To evaluate trends in the national and regional reporting of syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia, genital herpes, trichomoniasis, and HIV in Ukraine. Methods: Annual notification rates of infection per 10 5 population in three regions of Ukraine—Donetsk, Mikolaiv, Chernivtsi—and also among children, adolescents, and pregnant women were used as indicators for the spread of sexually transmitted infections STIs in the Ukraine from to The estimates were based on a review of medical literature, reported data from STD clinics, and local epidemiological surveys.