There was this HIV campaign for gay men conducted by COCQ-Sida:
There were other objects in the series, too, including sunglasses and, for the MSMs who are not necessarily gay, a lovely suburban home with a two-car garage.
This little chihuahua (pronounced CHI-HOO-A-HOO-A) had the unfortunate side effect of reminding some of us of a rather unfortunate LGV campaign run by our Direction de la Santé publique a couple of years back. Oh, it starts out cute enough, and was supposed to make us all think of any number of Fido commercials:
Lower down on the poster, however, things take a dreadful turn, as the graphic artist tries to illustrate the effects of LGV (Lymphogranuloma venerum) and winds up with something that looks a little like the unfortunate canine strayed too close to a rather near-sighted veteran in early November (that's the polite version):
Well, today really took the cake. There I was, innocently attending the 15ième Symposium sur les aspects cliniques de l'infection au VIH, more precisely the presentation on travelling with HIV, vaccinations and diseases one really doesn't want to encounter, when up on the screen flashed this image to draw our attention to rabies: