Condoms: History, Testing, Effectiveness & Availability


Subject:
Women's Health , Health , Technology , Reproductive and Sexual Health , Birth Control , Rubber , Birth Control

Description:
A timeline of the development of condoms from ancient Egyptian use of "a linen sheath for protection against disease" through the 1800s, when "condom manufacturing was revolutionised by the discovery of rubber vulcanisation by Goodyear (founder of the tyre company) and Hancock," and the present day. Also includes a link to information about the female condom. From Avert, "an international HIV and AIDS charity based in the UK."

Publisher:
Avert

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.avert.org/condoms.htm


PID= res:lii-20355