STIs: Some Vital Statistics Leave a Comment / Archive, General Info, Sexual Health / By HelenK STIs: Some Vital Statistics Warts-vaginal-and-cervical-©Dr.K.C.Mohanty STIs can ruin lives. They can ruin the good thing you had, when your regular partner realises they’ve been cheated, deceived and their health is put at risk. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) statistics: · Excluding HIV and Hepatitis, the total estimated sexually transmitted infections (STIs) – is over 538 million. This means one person in 11 will catch this type of infection. The number is rising · At least 1.4 million people world-wide contract a curable STI every day. · The number of people who contact incurable STIs each day isn’t recorded – but it’s considerable.