Condom which is one of the effective forms of contraception is also the best way to protect against STDs and that’s why many nations are promoting the usage of the same and one of the nations is Zimbabwe as the country is plagued by HIV/AIDS. But the men of Zimbabwe are unable to use them properly. During an HIV/AIDS prevention conference in the capital Harare, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa of the Republic of Zimbabwe claimed that local men are complaining about Chinese condoms as they are not large enough. The health minister has also urged local businesses to consider manufacturing of condoms rather than relying on imported ones. “The southern African region has the highest incidence of HIV and we are promoting the use of condoms. The youths now have a particular condom that they like, but we don’t manufacture them,” Parirenyatwa told The New Zimbabwe. Also Read - The Truth Behind Pakistan's JF-17 Fleet And Its Failure

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“We import condoms from China and some complain that they are too small. We need to look at that; you need to be able to have your own condoms. So, if you want to be a big businessman, then manufacture them for the region”. After this statement, Chinese condom manufacturer Beijing Daxiang and His Friends Technology Co. is now considering to make contraceptives of different sizes. Also Read - China Imports 100,000 Tonnes of Rice From India For 1st Time in Decades Amid Ladakh Standoff

“As to the different demands for customers such as in Zimbabwe, Daxiang, as a Chinese manufacturer, has the ability and the obligation to make a contribution,” Zhao Chuan, chief executive of Daxiang, told the South China Morning Post. “So we have started to do some surveys on users data in the region to make preparations for future products with different sizes.” Zimbabwe is worst affected by HIV/AIDS. Around 13.5 percent of the nation’s adult population suffers from the same. The country is turning to condoms as one of the ways to fight the HIV/AIDS. Also Read - China’s Unmanned Spacecraft Chang’e 5 Makes Successful Landing on the Moon