By Liz White, UT staffChicago, Illinois-The Female Health Co. has received an order for four million FC Female Condoms from the Brazilian Ministry of Health. The condom company said that the first two million units will be shipped this quarter and the remainder in subsequent months.Brazil is recognised by UNAIDS and other global public agencies for its highly effective HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programmes. The FC Female Condom has been included in Brazil’s programs for the last 6 years, said a statement from the firm. The Female Health Co., based in Chicago, owns certain worldwide rights to FC Female Condom. The group recently announced the development of a new version of the condom made from nitrile latex, which will cut manufacturing costs considerably, making the products much more affordable in the areas of the world which will most benefit from their use. “
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