Research Database

From pilot study to public policy: Promotion and distribution of the female condom in Uruguay

Abstract Promotion of the FC in Uruguay is one of a series of global and regional activities supporting the Comprehensive Condom Programme (CCP), on [...]

September 15th, 2017|

South African Health Review 2017

Recommended to read: Chapter 14 Twenty years of the female condom programme in South Africa: past, present, and future The female condom (FC) was introduced in [...]

May 1st, 2017|

Male and Female Condoms: What Do Women of a Subnormal Agglomerate Know

Abstract Evaluate the knowledge about male and female condoms among women living in subnormal agglomerate and identify sources of information and appropriate care to use. [...]

April 28th, 2016|

Building Young Women’s Knowledge and Skills in Female Condom Use: Lessons Learned from a South African Intervention

Abstract Partner negotiation and insertion difficulties are key barriers to female condom (FC) use in sub-Saharan Africa. Few FC interventions have provided comprehensive training [...]

March 8th, 2016|

Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Behaviors Associated with Female Condoms in Developing Countries: a Scoping Review

Abstract Women in developing countries are at high risk of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and unplanned pregnancy. The female condom (FC) is an effective dual [...]

September 1st, 2015|

A Randomized Non-inferiority Crossover Controlled Trial of the Functional Performance and Safety of New Female Condoms: an Evaluation of the Velvet, Cupid2, and FC2

Abstract Objectives New designs of female condoms have been developed to lower cost and/or improve acceptability. To secure regulatory approvals, clinical studies are required [...]

September 1st, 2015|

Female Condom Use and Adoption Among Men and Women in a General Low-Income Urban U.S. Population

Abstract HIV prevention is increasingly focused on antiretroviral treatment of infected or uninfected persons. However, barrier methods like male condoms (MC) and female condoms (FC) [...]

September 1st, 2015|

Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use – Fifth Edition

Executive summary During 9–12 March 2014 and 24–25 September 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened two meetings of a Guideline Development Group (GDG), consisting [...]

August 1st, 2015|

HIV Prevention Research & Development Funding Trends, 2011-2014. Investing in Innovation in an Evolving Global Health and Development Landscape

Abstract Introduction Integration of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV services is a policy priority, both globally and in South Africa. Recent studies [...]

July 1st, 2015|

Failure of many United States Department of Health Websites to Provide Accurate Information about the Female Condom

Abstract Uptake of the female condom (FC) in the United States has historically been low; inadequate promotion may be one barrier faced by potential [...]

July 1st, 2015|