Posts Tagged ‘STD’

Catholic Church in Samoa opposes a plan to distribute free condoms

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The Catholic Church is opposed to an initiative by the health authorities in Samoa to distribute free condoms on the campus of the National University of Samoa (NUS). In response to recently reported high rate of STDs in Samoa, the NUS School of Nursing, Samoa Family Health Association and Samoa Red Cross have joined forces Read more

Fiji health workers train in sexual health counselling

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Fiji reproductive health practitioners have taken part in a one-day training program on reproductive health. Program’s director, Joanne Cohen says Fiji has a high rate of sexually transmitted diseases. Cohen told Radio Australia’s Pacific Beat program that condoms are not widely used or accepted and the prgram was part of a plan to merge counselling Read more