Thailand has made incredible progress in health and economic development since the 1970s, when Mechai Viravaidya (a.k.a. Mr. Condom) founded the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) and the Cabbages & Condoms chain of restaurants and hotels. This issue features a profile of Mr. Mechai and includes photos from Population Connection’s delegation to the International Conference on Family Planning in November. We also thank our ZPG Society members for their lifelong dedication to our work!
“If we hadn’t stepped in, it would have been to the deep detriment of the economy of Thailand and the quality of life" Mechai Viravaidya
Features‘Captain Condom’ Turned the Tide in Thailand’s War on AIDS and Overpopulation International Conference on Family Planning Donor Profile: Eva Moseley
Department UpdatesGreat Groups on the Ground Abortion Was on the Ballot, and Voters Showed Up to Retain Their Rights A Classroom Simulation for 8 Billion and Growing
Hannah Evans, Senior Analyst, and Yasmeen Silva, National Field Manager, in our exhibit booth at the International Conference on Family Planning in Pattaya City, Thailand, in November 2022.