Archive for May, 2013

Yes, we have a problem. Mothers are complaining…

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HIV/Aids
AIDS, which is such an enormous problem in most of Africa today, has an especially high incidence in these communities. Attempt to prevent AIDS through the use of condoms, has had its repercussions. In an area with less latrines or sewerage disposal, this preventive health measure has in some ways backfired with non-other toys; children use discarded condoms as “balloons” and sometimes contract diseases. The lack of safe disposal of condoms is a growing health problem.