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Condom Awareness week - 2020

Condom Awareness week - 2020

Once again as, Condom week campaign commences this week, Department of Health encourages people to practise safe sex as part of Sexual and Reproductive Healthy Lifestyle Month in February.

Condoms reduces the spread of STI, promote safe sex, prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and also control the spread of HIV and AIDS.

Government approved condoms are freely available at public health facilities and other public institutions. Both female and male condoms are freely available.

                                     Know Your  Condom Do’s and Don’ts

Check the expiration date on the package.

Do not use condoms that are already opened, torn or expired.

Use only condoms that are made of latex or polyurethane (plastic). Latex condoms and polyurethane condoms

Do not use condoms made of animal skin.

Use a pre-lubricated condom to help prevent it from tearing. put a little bit of water-based lubricant (“lube”) outside the condom.

Do not keep condoms in a place that can get very hot, like in a car. If you keep a condom in your wallet or purse, be sure you replace it with a new one regularly

 

Do not use male and female condoms together( at the same time)

 

Do not reuse condoms

  

Read more:  STI Awareness Week- Sexual and Reproductive Health Healthy Lifestyle Month Message Booklet 2020 

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