Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 31st, 2004
The new plant, scheduled to begin operating early next year in the rubber-producing state of Acre in western Brazil, will have an initial annual output of 100 million condoms, all of which will be distributed for free, said Pedro Chequer, director of the Health Ministry's Anti-AIDS Program.
Brazil will pay less than one U.S. cent for each of the 600 million Chinese and German condoms it plans to distribute this year. Last year, the...
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