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Condoms have come a long way since the days of being fashioned from animal intestines (surprise: these are still a thing). They now come in all shapes and sizes – from textured to pre-lubricated to novelty glow-in-the-dark condoms – so ...
Oral contraceptives (the pill) are hormonally active pills which are usually taken by women on a daily basis. They contain either two hormones combined (progestogen and estrogen) or a single hormone (progestogen). Combined oral contraceptives suppress ovulation. Progestogen-only contraceptives also ...
We can all agree that a lot has happened in 2020 – but let’s not forget that this year also marks the 60th anniversary of the game-changing contraceptive pill. For 60 years, “the Pill” has been approved for use in ...
Leias Obed is a registered nurse working with the Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA). She’s part of the Emergency Medical Team operating out of Pangi in south Pentecost, as part of the Cyclone Harold response, which hit in April 2020 ...
In conjunction with contractors, the Japan Trust Fund (JTF) ensured that the safety and security of construction workers building the 2nd Thailand Laos Friendship Bridge became a 24-hour concern. On the Mekong river they say: “helmet for every site, condom ...
I joined a compressive sexuality education (CSE) session organized by The Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand (PPAT) a couple of years ago. From the session, I learnt about STIs, HIV, and CSE for the first time in my life. Peer ...
Alan Smith Senior Adviser, HIV, visited a project to improve access to integrated SRH and HIV services for factory workers. It’s run by Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia (RHAC) and funded by Japanese Trust Fund. “I visited a garment factory ...