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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 1999 ; Issue 99.23E: Launching and Promoting the Female Condom in Eastern and Southern Africa

By Lydia Seeletso

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Title: The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 1999 ; Issue 99.23E: Launching and Promoting the Female Condom in Eastern and Southern Africa  
Author: Lydia Seeletso
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Seeletso, L. (n.d.). The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 1999 ; Issue 99.23E. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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I. Introduction E g h t y delegates from 15 countries participated in a meeting entitled Launching and Promoting the Female Condom in Eastern and Southern Africa sponsored by UNAIDS, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Population Services International (PSI), with support from International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The objectives of the meeting were: to provide an update on recent studies and current knowledge regarding female condoms: to share information on planning, launching and promoting female condoms; to review draft material on female condom promotion; to identify strategies to advocate for and motivate country actions toward integrating female condoms as one of the options available for disease prevention and contraception; and to recommend possible ways forward for an effective, extensive and timely introduction and promotion of female condoms.

Table of Contents
Table of contents I. Introduction. ...............................................................................5. .. II . Major themes A . Efficacy .........................................................................................-.5. B . Acceptability ..................................................................................6.. C . Price and procurement ................................................................6.. .. D . Social marketing ..........................................................................8.. .. E . The role of empowerment and gender equity ................................8 F . Networking and collaboration ......................................................... 9 G . Multi-sectoral involvement .........................................................I..0 H . Sharing of resources within the public and private sector ............. 10 I. Involving and targeting men ......................................................1..0. J . Importance of interpersonal communication ................................1 1 K . Training ...............................................................I.. ......................... L . Importance of political support ....................................................1. 2 M. Female condom promotes reproductive health ............................1. 2 N . Resources ...................................................................................1..2. 0. Regional follow-up ................... .. .............................................1. 3 Ill. Conclusions ...............................................................................1..3

 

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