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Shanghai launches smartphone app to help users to find out where to get free condoms

The city's family planning commission released a smartphone application Thursday that allows residents to find out where they can pick up free condoms and birth control nearby. With the application, residents can locate any of the city's 5,700 free contraceptive distribution points within a 1-kilometer radius of their location, according to a press release from the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission. The application targets the city's sexually active, tech-savvy youth, said Jiang Wei, vice director of the Shanghai Medicine and Instrument