Why reinvent the condom? Simply put, condoms save lives (for instance, by preventing HIV transmission), but worldwide use remains low. Additionally, the condom has changed very little in the past 50 years; if we applied new thinking to the condom, might we create a product (or several products) that is both effective and used by people around the world?
Steve Buchsbaum, the deputy director leading our Grand Challenges teams, dropped by Reddit to answer these and other user questions about the condom challenge. Below, our five favorite moments from the chat:
Check out this photo album for more information on a few of the reinvent the condom grant recipients:
Post by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.