ESR's multi-disciplinary team of scientists work together to monitor the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and examine recent trends.
Intelligence reports and dashboards include information on the burden of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhoea in New Zealand. The dashboards below are best viewed in a Chrome browser.
For additional interpretation of the dashboard in the context of COVID-19, please read this Interpretation Document [PDF, 655 KB].
STI surveillance and intelligence reporting
ESR maintains a number of surveillance systems to provide a comprehensive understanding of STIs in New Zealand. This information helps the Ministry of Health, the District Health Boards, and the wider health sector to plan services and respond to issues. Surveillance activities are funded by the Ministry of Health(external link)
Learn more about the surveillance of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhoea in New Zealand here(external link). Methods for data analysis can be found here.
The 2021 Annual STI Dashboard can be found here(external link).