Re: [messengers] Bike messengers deliver condoms as part of Swiss health campaign

Date: 6 Jul 2010 13:23:11 +0200
From: "j.e.n.z." <suicycle1@xxxxxxx>


"WE COME BEFORE YOU COME!" is written on our bags now... :-)

jenz


Am 06.07.2010 um 13:14 schrieb Joe Hendry:

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> Bike messengers deliver condoms as part of Swiss health
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> By Catherine E. Shoichet
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> CNN, July 2, 2010
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> (CNN) -- As part of a campaign to fight AIDS, Swiss health
> officials are offering a new twist on safe sex: condoms delivered to your door.
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> Switzerland's
> Federal Office of Public Health began a new program Thursday giving people in Geneva, Bern and Zurich the chance to
> order condoms by phone.
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> Young people should always carry condoms with them, the
> office said in a news release Friday, but now bike couriers will arrive -- in
> an hour or less -- to "come to the aid of those who have forgotten."
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> For 8 Swiss francs (about $7.50 U.S.), messengers will deliver
> three condoms.
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> The project, which lasts throughout July, is part of the
> country's "LOVE LIFE STOP AIDS" campaign.
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> "The couriers are simply the perfect people to remind
> people in a pleasant way of our message that one should always have condoms
> available," campaign manager Norina Schwendener said.
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> The Swiss AIDS Foundation is a co-sponsor of the campaign,
> which stresses that people should always use condoms during sexual intercourse,
> she said.
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