Female Condom HIV Prevention Program Saved D.C. $8 Million

For every dollar spent on the program that distributes free female condoms in areas of the city with high HIV rates, there was a cost savings of nearly $20 in future medical savings, according to the study. At least 3 percent of Washington residents have HIV or AIDS, a prevalence rate that is the highest of any U.S. city.
March 27, 2012
 

For every dollar spent on the program that distributes free female condoms in areas of the city with high HIV rates, there was a cost savings of nearly $20 in future medical savings, according to the study. At least 3 percent of Washington residents have HIV or AIDS, a prevalence rate that is the highest of any U.S. city.

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