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Mechai Viravaidya distributes condoms to sex workers

Courtesy PDA Thailand

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Mechai Viravaidya is known as “the condom king” in Thailand for his work promoting the use of condoms. He led the country’s AIDS-prevention campaign in the early 1990s, where information was given in all schools and broadcast every hour on state-owned radio and television.

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Mechai Viravaidya is a former minister of the prime minister's office, Thailand, responsible for AIDS prevention coordination.

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