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MAXIMA female condom launched

MAXIMA female condom launched

The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize accompanied by Free State Health MEC Ms MM Tsiu will on Saturday launch the new MAXIMA Female condom .

According to the Department of Health, condoms are cornerstone of HIV prevention and STIs infections. MAXIMA Female condom male counterpart condom, Max was launched on 24 June 2016.

                                     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:  Sexual and Reproductive Health Messages 

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