Japan’s condom companies looking forward to the Olympics

Olympic organisers say they’ll hand out 150,000 condoms to athletes. Jammu: As Japan prepares itself to host the Tokyo Olympics, despite the backlash and the protests from the public, local condom companies are looking forward to capitalise on the influx of athletes.  “Only two companies, Sagami and Okamoto, are producing the 0.02 and 0.01-millimeter condoms, […]

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Heedlessness over awareness – STDs see a rise in the state

Karnataka becomes one among 10 states across the country accounting for 82% of total estimated people living with HIV. By Apoorva GS Bengaluru: According to the 2015-16 National Family Health Survey (NFHS), only 1.3 per cent of the 6.41 crores people in Karnataka use condoms to prevent unintended pregnancies and sexual transmitted diseases (STDs). Kamal […]

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No Condom Vending Machines in the City

  The city continues to move with no condoms vending machines. Bangalore, Sept. 17, 2018: The number of AIDS/HIV cases has gradually increased in the city over the past year. The awareness program by the Karnataka State Aids Prevention Society (KSAPS) includes the monitoring of sex workers and their health check. The society provides free condoms […]

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