AHF & partners celebrate Int’l Condom Day with events in 25 countries

2013

LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2013) – In recognition of International Condom Day (ICD) – an informal annual celebration of safer sex held on February 13 in conjunction with Valentine’s Day – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, is hosting or supporting condom distribution and awareness-raising activities on every continent, spreading safer sex [...]

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One Half Million Condoms: AHF’s Int’l Condom Day a Global Success!

2012

On Feb. 13, the eve of the Valentine’s Day 2012, AIDS Healthcare Foundation marked International Condom Day with worldwide events in which advocates gave away nearly half a million free condoms to the public in 21 countries.

The annual event organized by AHF strives to promote condom use as a way to prevent new HIV infections and help partners protect themselves and their loved ones from sexually transmitted diseases. In many locations, condom distribution was accompanied by free, rapid HIV testing and AIDS awareness-raising activities.

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Rwanda

2012

Hundreds showed up to mark the International Condom Day events around Kigali, RWANDA, where activities extended well into the night. The team distributed 25,000 condoms and tested 150 people. Three positive results were identified.

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International Condom Day-Russia

2012

Several actions took place in one of Moscow’s universities and in the design factory “FLAKON” (a cultural and design center).

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Thousands tested in Nigeria

2012

During a 4 day International Condom Day events in Nigeria, 3745 people were tested for HIV. We identified 178 HIV positive clients who were referred for Antiretroviral drug eligibility assessment.

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