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Female condom yet to gain acceptability

September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) The female condom has not gained the kind of social acceptability in India it should have been six years after its launch but efforts are underway ... Read more...

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Female condom fails to gain popularity

July 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The female condom manufactured by HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) appears to have not gained wide acceptability in the country, sales figures show. Only 38,000 pieces were ... Read more...

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Lower-cost female condom gets FDA approval

March 15th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by admin
Earlier this week, the Female Health Company (FHC) announced approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company's Female Condom (FC2), a woman-initiated barrier method that helps to protect ... Read more...

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Fighting AIDS: 1.5 mn female condoms for Indian sex workers

September 9th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) About 1.5 million female condoms will be social-marketed to sex workers in four states this year as India, with over 2.5 million HIV/AIDS patients, tries to empower ... Read more...

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Female condoms put HIV prevention in women’s hands

August 8th, 2008 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
By Sumita Thapar Mexico City, Aug 8 (DPA) The female condom is currently the only woman-controlled preventive method against HIV infection. Yet, it is a poorly funded invention and has been ignored by ... Read more...

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