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Uganda: If You Used Life Guard Condoms, Get Tested, Warns Uganda's Ministry of Health

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Kampala — When Marie Stopes Uganda took out huge newspaper adverts in November to announce a recall of two batches of defective Life Guard condoms, what it carefully avoided to say was that some of the so-called "poor-quality or defective condoms" could have gotten tears while in active use putting lives of people in harm's way, reports The Observer.

Marie Stopes chose to use cheery euphemisms to veil the real depth of the problem. Interviewed yesterday, Uganda's minister of state for Health in charge of General Duties Sarah Opendi warned that there could be serious health implications for people who used the untested condoms.

The minister said that the Life Guard condoms were not of low

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