Asia sex services
Thailand’s health service and policies have not successful reached the undocumented sex workers.
This is a concern for the Thai government because of the large proportion of women in the Thai sex industry are from Burma.
Commercial sex work is becoming more prominent across Southeast Asia and the trend wont be changing anytime soon.
The government authorities need to create policies to insure a safe sex industry.
Commercial sex has become a major business in Asia, it has acquired many characteristics of an industry.
The income of the sex workers is estimated to account for 2 to 14 perfect of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Southeast Asia Countries.
This is a problem that will require regional and international cooperation to resolve.
The most obvious heath concern with commercial sex, is increased risk of exposure to STDs, and HIV infection.
The long term affect are infertility, cancer and death.
Another health concern associated with commercial sex work is increase of mental health diseases, such as depression, substance abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).