Launch of cool condoms
Dominica Planned Parenthood Association in collaboration with National HIV/AIDS Response Unit presented their formal launch of Cool Condoms on Tuesday June, 19th.
Health officer of the Response Unit says from 2001 the first pediatric and adult HIV/AIDS workshop, 376 reported cases were made in the year of 2011.
The Health Response Unit provides a variety of services such as resting and counseling services.
Same day results are being conducted at Units based in Roseau, Grand Bay, La Plane and Marigot.
She also spoke of the surveys that have been conducted and provided some results.
Condom Promoter Ms. Delia Graham believes after abstinence, condoms are the next best thing.
Ms. Graham says the use of condom is not the only vital factor; is knowing how to use it correctly and consistently that is important.
Mr. Kevon Foderingham says the Population Services International (PSI) have operated a regional condom marketing program for over 7 years based in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Grenada and Dominica.