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Category : Male circumcision
New Research Links Rise in Cases of Domestic Violence to Circumcision The Standard, Pg. 11
Saturday, 04 Jun 2011

The Women’s HIV Prevention (Whipt) research show that male circumcision despite being instrumental in slowing down incidents of HIV infection, in communities which embrace it, there is also an explosion of domestic violence. 

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Firms Rush to Cash in From Sh2b Male Cut The Standard, Financial Journal, Pg. 1
Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Supported by research findings male circumcision is said to significantly lower the risk of becoming infected with HIV, and with the government scaling up the voluntary medical male circumcision drive , a number of foreign medical device companies are scrambling for a piece of the Sh 2 billion bu

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Are Women Major Beneficiaries of Male Circumcision?- Kenya Today, Pg.1(Regional Focus)
Monday, 30 May 2011

Apart from preventing HIV infection, circumcision reduces the risk of getting sexually transmitted infections such as herpes. According to Dr. Mores Loolpapit, an Associate Director of Family Health International, there is need for women’s involvement in Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

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Kisumu Men to Get Free Surgery The Star, Pg.6
Monday, 09 May 2011

More than 200 boys and men who turn up for circumcision will undergo free surgery after doctors found out that they have genital malformation and cannot undergo normal circumcision procedures. Patients suffering genital malformation go through stigma says, Hiep Nguyien the team leader. The missio

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More Than 200 Youth Circumcised in Turkana West The Standard, Pg. 27
Thursday, 21 Apr 2011

Kakuma Travelers Youth Group, a local community-based organization spearheading campaigns for the male cut, say the community has started embracing the practice, with more than 200 youths having being circumcised in Turkana west district.

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State Rolls Out Male Cut Drive The Standard, Pg. 27
Friday, 15 Apr 2011

The Ministry Of Public Health And Sanitation has rolled out a campaign on voluntary male circumcision and distribution of condoms in Turkana County to stem high HIV/AIDS infections. Turkana central medical officer of health says the number of men undergoing the cut has increased from 30 to 50 per

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Researchers Test New Circumcision Device The People, Pg.13
Tuesday, 05 Apr 2011

A device known as Shang Ring could help Kenya and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa meet the rising demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision services and prevent the spread of HIV. One of the principal researchers David Sokal said that the device reduces the time needed to perform male

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Male Circumcision: Is the Government on Right Track The Star, Pg. 21
Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011

John Chigiti opines that the government even while promoting the policy of male circumcisions should think soberly about the policy especially during the primary stage of constitution implementation adding however that the response to HIV/AIDS must be increased.

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