Govt promises 450m condoms

GOVERNMENT distributed 450million free condoms last year and is set to issue another 450million by next July.

GOVERNMENT distributed 450million free condoms last year and is set to issue another 450million by next July.

This was revealed yesterday by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi in a written response to a question in Parliament.

The contract, which will cost R103million, began in July last year. Six companies were contracted to procure the condoms, but only one - Med-E SA - is buying them locally. - Ann Majavu

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