Condoms

News
July 16, 2018

Perceptions of risk are crucial in explaining why people do or do not make use of HIV-prevention interventions.

Resource
June 25, 2018

In 2015, several condom manufacturers joined donor agencies to form a coalition whose main goal is to provide 20 billion condoms to low and middle-income countries by 2020.

News
May 23, 2018

A study among pregnant women in South Africa has found many lack control over condom use – and would be willing to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to protect themselves and their babies from HIV.

Resource
February 19, 2018

Written in plain terms and organized for quick review, the popular Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers offers clinic-based health care professionals in low- and middle-income countries the latest guidance on providing contraceptive methods. Updated to include expanded contra

Resource
February 5, 2018

Communities in South Africa’s informal settlements consist of ad-hoc and improvised housing whose residents seek opportunities for employment in the surrounding area.

Resource
February 1, 2018

Condoms have long been an important tool in preventing not only the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, but also preventing unwanted pregnancies. How can we expand these services and improve their usage?

Resource
October 31, 2017

Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a promising new prevention approach for those most at risk of HIV infection. However, there are concerns that behavioural disinhibition, specifically reductions in condom use, might limit PrEP's protective effect.

Resource
March 17, 2017

Zambia experiences high unmet need for family planning and high rates of HIV, particularly among youth. While male condoms are widely available and 95% of adults have heard of them, self-reported use in the past 12 months is low among young adults (45%).

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March 10, 2017

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health 2016–20302 have placed renewed emphasis on understanding and addressing the sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents.