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Thousands of ‘condom points’ installed in Bangkok

A total of 1,131 ‘condom points’ have been added throughout Bangkok in an effort to bolster safe sex and prevent HIV.

'Condom points' installed across Bangkok.
‘Condom points’ installed across Bangkok. Image by Robert Elyov / CC BY 2.0

Coinciding with World Aids Day on Tuesday, Bangkok officials announced that the free condoms will be distributed at local health centres, district offices, police stations, city halls and 53 motocycle taxi stations across the Thai capital. Around five people in Bangkok are diagnosed with HIV every day, with half aged 15-24. Read more: bangkok.coconuts.co