Minister of Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa has urged local companies to manufacture condoms for the country as there is a ready market. The minister said that some Zimbabwean men complain about the size of the condoms being imported from China. Speaking at the launch of a new board for the Zimbabwe Private Sector HIV and Aids Wellness Coordinating Programme (ZPSHAWP) in Harare, Parirenyatwa said:
You know this region, the Southern African region, has the highest incidence of HIV and we are promoting the use of condoms; both males and females.
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The youths now have a particular condom that they like but we don’t manufacture them. We import condoms from China and some men complain that they are too small.
We need to look at that; you need to able to have your own condoms. So, if you want to be a big businessman, then manufacture them (condoms) for the region.
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David Parirenyatwa is a medical practitioner and the former Minister of Health and Child Welfare. He is a politician affiliated to the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) party. In September 2018 Parirenyatwa was arrested over allegations of criminal abuse of office and was... Read More About David Parirenyatwa