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Mechai Viravaidya:
Մեչայ Վիրավաիդյա. Ինպես պարոն Պահպանակը բարեփոխեց Թայլանդը

TEDxChange · 13:50 · Filmed Sep 2010

At TEDxChange, Thailand's "Mr. Condom," Mechai Viravaidya, walks us through the country's bold plan to raise its standard of living, starting in the 1970s. First step: population control. And that means a lot of frank, funny — and very effective — talk about condoms.

Public health expert
Since 1974, Mechai Viravaidya has been creating and running innovative family planning and poverty reduction programs throughout Southeast Asia. Full bio