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  • noun A female condom.


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  • It is "femidom", a condom for women which, largely unknown in

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • There was also a need to highlight which clinics in both rural and urban areas lack resources, to campaign for wider condom and femidom distribution and more funding for research into microbicides and vaccines and to implement a national HIV-Aids treatment plan, TAC said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002

  • The department's reproductive health research unit was investigating certain aspects of the femidom, or female condom, and the results would help a decision on whether it should be freely provided to the public.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • The femidom is made of 0. 5-millimetre thick polyurethane, a synthetic greatly more durable than latex.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • She said that studies have shown that once women understand how to use it, their acceptance of the femidom is 95 per cent.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • The current studies are focusing on whether the femidom can be used several times.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • "One femidom costs about as much as 23 condoms for a man."

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • To Sabine Beckman, a German development aid workers, the femidom -

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • Aid organisations are carrying out non-profit marketing the femidom in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Uganda.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • Earlier on Thursday, the National Aids Control Programme introduced the female condom, the femidom, at a media briefing.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996


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