To arrest the cold from the chilly winds of Kigali night, Nzabahimana takes unlimited alcohol, many a time ending up in bed with a random woman. One day, one of his encounters, whom he had kept contact with, developed a rare facial rush.
In this regard SMC recently hosted a two day event to give an update on Prepex Implementation programme in Botswana. The Prepex devices are manufactured in Israel and have so far been rolled out in 12 countries in Africa. The delegation also met with the manufacturer’s of the prepex device.
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Younger men say voluntary medical male circumcision is becoming cool among peers as the country continues rolling out new method. Karabo Nhlapo, 21, chose to be medically circumcised about a month ago. He says his friends have chosen to follow his lead.
MBALE- The Ministry of Health has started using a non-surgical circumcision method in hospitals and health centres in Mbale District, with plans to roll it out to other districts in the Elgon area next month.
The non-surgical circumcision medically known as Prepex device is a method of circumcision that does not require surgery or injectable anesthesia as opposed to surgical male circumcision currently used in the fight to reduce the HIV/AIDs prevalence. Dr Barbara Nanteza, the National Safe Male Circumcision Coordinator, disclosed this yesterday during Media Dilogue at Wash and Will hotel, Mbale.
By Lachlan McKenzie [MELBOURNE] Getting men to choose voluntary circumcision is seen as essential in preventing new cases of HIV infection in heterosexual men and women. This was a hot topic at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia (20-25 July), as AIDS advocates stressed that 20 million men in 14 African countries with high HIV prevalence will need to undergo the procedure.
Medical male circumcision refers to the surgical removal of some or all the foreskin of the penis by a trained health professional. The research that has been done to date also shows that medical male circumcision reduces men’s risk of HIV infection and genital ulcer disease.
NON-SURGICAL MALE CIRCUMCISION IS UNDERWAY | News | , | Mduduzi Masimula EMALAHLENI A Non-surgical Male Circumcision Device Called A Prepex Has Recently Been Prequalified By The World Health Organisation (WHO). It Uses An Elastic Band And A Plastic Ring To Perform It.
On our fourth and fifth days in Rwanda, teams of three of us held all-day sessions at each of the four hospitals to orient the hospital staff leaders to the World Health Organization guidelines for implementing a Hand Hygiene program.We also provided 1,000 wristbands to each hospital for them to begin a Patient Identification program.Attendance was excellent at each hospital; 15-25 staff members from each attended, and were instructed as to how they can establish a training program for the entire hospital staff on Hand Hygiene.
In May 2013, a small plastic device known as PrePex became the first device for adult male circumcision to be prequalified by the World Health Organization, based on studies in Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Prequalification means that the device meets international standards, an action that paves the way for ministries of health to consider using it to provide voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention.
Im Kampf gegen den Anstieg der HIV-Infektionen setzt Uganda auf Beschneidungen – und ein kleines Gummiband. “PrePex” schnürt die Vorhaut des Penis zusammen bis sie abstirbt – so kann sie ohne Skalpell entfernt werden.
KAMPALA – With trousers around his ankles, Justin Igalla awaits a tight rubber band for his foreskin, an innovative non-surgical technique rolling out in several African nations to encourage circumcision and cut HIV infection rates.
Government is looking to fast track the introduction of a non-surgical medical male circumcision device, PrePex, that officials believe will decrease the number of deaths and injuries caused by unsafe circumcision practices during initiation ceremonies.
Fifty artistes from the Chikuru Rudo family were circumcised last week, in a move meant to encourage health seeking behaviour among youths. The artistes, drawn from various genres including urban grooves and Zim dancehall, came together as a family to undergo voluntary medical male circumcision.
The study’s authors emphasize that the effect was particularly significant among black men. In addition to having strong cultural and religious significance, circumcision has been shown to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections. The removal of the foreskin is even recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS as a preventative measure to limit the risk of HIV transmission, particularly in Africa.
The Malawi Government and other partners such as the Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) will pilot a non-surgical circumcision procedure dubbed PrePex to assess the safety and acceptability of the method in the country.