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Kenya Opens Tender for Condoms to Combat AIDS Memorial

May 16, 2001

The Kenyan government has opened bidding for the supply of 300 million condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS. Kenyan Chief Pharmacist Kipkerich Kosgey was quoted as saying the purchase of the condoms will be funded by the World Bank, and the bidding will close on May 19. HIV/AIDS has claimed the lives of nearly 1.1 million Kenyans, and another 2.2 million are living with the disease.


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Adapted from:
Xinhua
05.15.01


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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