Condoms

AHF to distribute 600,000 free condoms in Nigeria [READ MORE]

  IN A BID TO PROMOTE THE PREVENTION OF STIS, HIV AND UNWANTED PREGNANCIES, AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (AHF) HAS DISCLOSED PLANS TO DISTRIBUTE ABOUT 600,000 CONDOMS FOR FREE IN NIGERIA. AHF, Country Program Director, Dr. Echey Ijezie in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, disclosed that the foundation will also embark on safer sex awareness events and activities in Abuja, Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa, Anambra and Cross River states. Ijezie noted that the Nigerian National Condom Strategy which emphasised a deficit of 564 million condoms annually must be met to achieve 90 percent condom coverage in the country. While observing that abstinence from sex, for those who can, remains very effective [Read]

BOOM! Nigerians use over 400 million condoms yearly, says Society for Family Health – READ MORE

  A couple of weeks ago, the Internet was agog with the news that Nigerians use about 400 million condoms per annum. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that this came to light when the Managing of Director, Society for Family Health Nigeria, by Sir Bright Ekweremadu unveiled the brand new Flex condom. While many of the remarks by Nigerians simply suggested that it was outrageous, only few shared our perspective that it was actually, insufficient. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests To further enlighten Nigerians, we have taken into consideration a number of factors; the Nigerian population, percentage of sexually active Nigerians and percentage of male condoms used [Read]