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“Worn-of-Women”: US Based Firm To Manufacture Female Condoms

Rajasekar, director of marketing at HLL, said the VA's unique design provides "pleasurable protection" to women as an alternative to the male condom, giving women greater control over their sex life.

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HLL Lifecare, the only company in the world, that offers everything in birth control solutions. It launched the first generation of female condoms in the country in 2006. Pixabay

HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL), a central government enterprise, has entered into manufacturing and global marketing partnership with IXu LLC of the US for the VA “Worn-of-Women” brand line of female condoms, a HLL official told IANS.

THe VA represents the latest clinical-tested female condoms, proven highly acceptable during global trial marketing. Produced at HLL unit in Kochi, the VA is now available online at the vawow.com web store in Europe.

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The new arrangement has come at a time when HLL Lifecare, headquartered in Thiruvananthapuram, is celebrating its golden jubilee and the condom production by it has crossed 2 billion pieces mark, matching global standards. Pixabay

Rajasekar, director of marketing at HLL, said the VA’s unique design provides “pleasurable protection” to women as an alternative to the male condom, giving women greater control over their sex life.

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The new arrangement has come at a time when HLL Lifecare, headquartered in Thiruvananthapuram, is celebrating its golden jubilee and the condom production by it has crossed 2 billion pieces mark, matching global standards.

HLL Lifecare, the only company in the world, that offers everything in birth control solutions. It launched the first generation of female condoms in the country in 2006. (IANS)

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Doctor Faces Probe for Prescribing Condoms to Woman Suffering from Stomach Pain

The doctor in question has denied the allegation

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Asraf who works on contract in the hospital allegedly prescribed condoms to the woman. Pixabay

A doctor who allegedly prescribed condom to a woman who was suffering from stomach pain is facing a probe. A class 4-grade woman employee went to Asraf Badar for stomach pain treatment on July 23 at the Ghatshila government hospital of West Singhbhum district here. Asraf who works on contract in the hospital allegedly prescribed condoms to the woman.

The woman went to a medical shop with the prescription where she informed by the shopkeeper that the prescribed medicine was a condom. The issue was raised by Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislator Kunal Sarangi in the assembly after the woman complained about the matter to senior doctors.

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Based on the complaint, a medical team with one psychiatrist was constituted to probe the entire issue, which began the probe on Sunday. “Based on the complaint of the woman, a medical team has been constituted which has started the probe,” Shankar Tudu, in-charge of the Ghatshila sub-divisional hospital, told reporters. The doctor in question has denied the allegation. (IANS)