Major themes Sub-themes Summary points
Enablers of condom availability and distribution program Establishment of state-level policy Mandate of state-level policy provided a comprehensive guideline in the creation and implementation of condom availability and distribution programs in the school setting.
Engagement of stakeholders and parents on public dialogue Involvement of stakeholders, school personnel and parents in the program provided supportive environment for, and positive perspective of, the program
Empowering activities in schools The establishment of several empowering activities, particularly the incorporation of condom distribution in HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases preventive strategies among adolescents has strengthened the existing condom availability and distribution program.
Increasing condom reach and coverage The establishment of condom distribution has increased the condom reach, coverage and condom use of the adolescents under the program.
Deterrents to condom availability and distribution program Condom preconceived beliefs The assumption that the program promotes sexual promiscuity among adolescents has been a major deterrent towards the implementation in the school setting.
Exclusion and/or lack of support from parents and students in program design The lack of support and acceptability of some parents and students yielded to non-involvement of students in the program.
Gender differences Gender differences, behaviors and distribution sites affected the process of acquiring condoms in schools and perception of condom use among adolescents.