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WHO Criticizes Philippine Bishops’ Advice on Condoms

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News March 23, 2010 @ 3:53 pm
image The World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday defied the Philippines' Catholic Church by criticising its bishops' opposition to the use of condoms as a means of preventing the spread of HIV-AIDS. Although the WHO statement did not mention the church by name, its statement directly contradicted bishops' recent claims that condoms are too porous and do not work in preventing the spread of infection. Dr Massimo Ghidinelli, the WHO's regional adviser on HIV-AIDS, said the WHO st...

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