The man they call Mr Condom in Thailand

The man the call Mr Condom

Mechai Viravaidya is a former politician and activist in Thailand who promoted condoms, family planning and AIDS awareness in since the 1970s.

Mechai has been affectionately known as ‘Mr. Condom’, and condoms are often referred as ‘mechais’ in Thailand.

From the time that he began his work, the average number of children in Thai families has decreased from 7 to 1.5 – BBC

You can follow AsiaJack on Facebook & Twitter. Email tips and suggestions to – Feel free to comment on story below

Generated image