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US$18.5 million grant makes male circumcision a top-tier HIV prevention strategy
Date:11/24/2008

circumcision research and training center in Kisumu to train providers, build the capacity of health facilities, and monitor clinical outcomes.
  • Identify and address any misunderstandings about male circumcision for HIV prevention.
  • Conduct research to identify the safest, most effective ways to provide voluntary male circumcision as part of a comprehensive package of HIV prevention services.

    "Expanding male circumcision services is a great opportunity to engage men to take greater responsibility for HIV prevention," says Feddis Mumba, country director, EngenderHealth-Kenya. "By reaching a population that does not usually access health services, we can maximize opportunities to educate men about behaviour change and the importance of shared sexual decision-making, which would improve health outcomes for both men and women."


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  • Contact: Beth Robinson
    brobinson@fhi.org
    919-768-2204
    Family Health International
    Source:Eurekalert

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