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Goals

Section 1
Section 2

- Objectives
- Prevention
- Education
- Assessing
- Skills Training
- Behavioral
- Couples
- Peer Groups
- Contraceptive
- Dual Method
- Alternative
> Male Condom
- Negotiating
- Reaching
- Correct Use
- Promotion
- Female
- Correct Use
- Resource
- Resource
- Summary

Section 3

Summary

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Section 2 - STD Prevention

Male Condom: Best Method for STD Prevention

Condoms are safe and widely available
Male condom
  • Consistent use
    • negotiation between partners
    • reaching men
  • Correct use
  • Condom promotion and access

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The male condom is safe and is widely available in most parts of the world. It is very effective for both pregnancy and STD prevention, if used consistently and correctly.

In the next two slides, we will discuss approaches to making condom use more consistent, including helping women negotiate condom use with their partners and efforts to reach men directly.

We will then discuss the correct use of condoms, as well as condom promotion and access.

 

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