Gonorrhoea is the second most common bacterial STI worldwide.[3] The World Health Organization estimated that there were 78 million new cases of gonorrhoea in 2012 among those aged 15 to 49 years worldwide, with a global incidence rate of 19 per 1000 women and 24 per 1000 men.[3] The Western Pacific and African regions had the highest prevalence of gonorrhoea.[3]

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