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  • 03 May 2018

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STI/Condom Week campaign held at Moshesh

As part of Sexual and Reproductive Healthy Lifestyle Month activities in February, the Department of Health will embark on campaign to create awareness about condom use.

Matatiele Local Municipality in partnership with Alfred Nzo District Municipality, sector departments and other social partners conducted an awareness campaign of the use of condoms at Moshesh Senior Secondary School on the 14th of February 2019.

This campaign was held on the day of love which also coincides with STI/Condom Week, a health awareness campaign by the South African government to promote safe sex.

Condoms reduces the spread of STI, promote safe sex, prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and also control the spread of HIV and AIDS.

Government approved condoms are freely available at public health facilities and other public institutions. Both female and male condoms are freely available.

                                     Know Your  Condom Do’s and Don’ts

Check the expiration date on the package.

Do not use condoms that are already opened, torn or expired.

Use only condoms that are made of latex or polyurethane (plastic). Latex condoms and polyurethane condoms

Do not use condoms made of animal skin.

Use a pre-lubricated condom to help prevent it from tearing. Put a little bit of water-based lubricant (“lube”) outside the condom.

Do not keep condoms in a place that can get very hot, like in a car. If you keep a condom in your wallet or purse, be sure you replace it with a new one regularly

 

Do not use male and female condoms together( at the same time)

 

Do not reuse condoms

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