Recognizing Global Female Condom Day
September 17, 2013
Recognizing September 16 as Global Female Condom Day, Beth Skorochod, senior technical adviser at Population Services International (PSI), writes in USAID's "IMPACTblog," "Female condoms are the only woman-initiated method available that offers dual protection from unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV." She discusses the experience of one woman in Zimbabwe and states, "In the nearly 20 years since it started programming for female condoms, PSI has learned valuable lessons in supporting [female condoms'] uptake." She adds, "As additional female condoms become commercially available, the prices will hopefully reduce, providing access to an even greater number of women" (9/16).
This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.
No comments have been made.
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)
Copyright © 2007-2016 Remedy Health Media, LLC. All rights reserved.