Female circumcision and sexual negotiation ability of Ethiopian women - Alemu DG, Haile ZT, Wachira E, Conserve D.
The following study attempts to assess the link between the circumcision status of Ethiopian women and their ability to negotiate sex. From the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey, we analyzed a subsample of 3,445 women aged 15 to 49. Women's sexu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How Late Can You Give Routine Newborn Care?
Discussion Routine newborn screening and treatment is focused on assisting the infant’s transition to extrauterine life, screening for health problems that may or may not be easily identifiable, and preventing acute or chronic health problems. Healthy infants begin with healthy pregnancies including risk factor assessment and screening of mothers. Such routine maternal screening and treatment does or may include glucose tolerance tests, ultrasound examinations, screenings for maternal blood type (with appropriate administration of Rho(D) immunoglobulin if appropriate), Hepatitis B, Neisseria gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Cyt...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Late Can You Give Routine Newborn Care?
Discussion Routine newborn screening and treatment is focused on assisting the infant’s transition to extrauterine life, screening for health problems that may or may not be easily identifiable, and preventing acute or chronic health problems. Healthy infants begin with healthy pregnancies including risk factor assessment and screening of mothers. Such routine maternal screening and treatment does or may include glucose tolerance tests, ultrasound examinations, screenings for maternal blood type (with appropriate administration of Rho(D) immunoglobulin if appropriate), Hepatitis B, Neisseria gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Cyt...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

New Survey: Parents Lack Basic Understanding About Circumcision Dangers; 'Skin in the Game' Campaign Launches to Raise Awareness About This Unnecessary Medical Practice
Parents in the U.S. lack a basic understanding of the dangers of circumcision and what the surgical procedure actually entails, according to a new national survey conducted by Intact America, the nation's leading anti-circumcision group. This month, Intact America is launching a new... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: SVY AVO Source Type: news

Newspaper coverage of violence related to initiation and traditional male circumcision in South Africa - Makubuya T, Nyembezi A, Kibii K.
This study reports evidence of violence related to initiation and traditional male circumcision (ITMC) in South Africa. Our study conducted a search of the newspaper databases Newsbank and News24 from January 1, 2016, to August 31, 2023, and carried out a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Africa: Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Shown to Be Highly Cost-Effective, Highlighting the Need to Intensify Scale Up and Sustainability
[WHO] UNAIDS' Global AIDS Update - The Path that Ends AIDS underscores 2 main challenges faced by voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes: diminished funding and low coverage among men in their twenties and older. Since VMMC was recommended by WHO and UNAIDS in 2007 as key to HIV prevention in high-prevalence settings, about 35 million men have accessed services across the 15 VMMC priority countries. While this shows good progress, The Global AIDS update highlights that VMMC coverage remains far (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 9, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Africa HIV-Aids and STDs External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa Sustainable Development Source Type: news

P!nk Reschedules Texas Concert Due to Illness: ‘I Am So Disappointed’
P!nk‘s Summer Carnival Tour hasn’t quite gone as planned in Texas. She had to kick out a concertgoer for making her show his platform to protest circumcision earlier this week in San Antonio, and on Friday (Sept. 29) she had to call off her concert in the Dallas area on doctor’s orders. “Hi…#summercarnivaltour #sanantonio #dallas #instagramhours #arlington #globelifefield #tx #09302023 #sandiego (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia: Gbarpolu Zoe Denounces Female Genital Cutting - Says It's Causing Health Issues for Girls
[FrontPageAfrica] Gbarpolu -- A prominent female Zoe, the Head of FGM Practitioners in Gbarpolu County, known as Ma Miatta (not her real name), has decided to step away from her role in Sande activities in the county. She made this decision because she has come to realize that her involvement in female circumcision has led to numerous health issues among young women, for which she feels responsible. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 22, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Health and Medicine Legal and Judicial Affairs Liberia West Africa Women and Gender Source Type: news

Philip L. Sherman, Who Circumcised Thousands of Babies, Dies at 67
A mohel who became a boldface name, he said his record in 45 years of performing the Jewish religious rite was 11 in a single day (including two pairs of twins). (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sam Roberts Tags: Sherman, Philip L (1956-2023) Deaths (Obituaries) Circumcision Jews and Judaism New York Metropolitan Area Source Type: news

Self-strangulation induced penile partial amputation: a case report - Maimaitiming ABLT, Mulati YLSD, Apizi ART, Li XD.
This study aimed to summarize our treatment experience involving penile reconstruction in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

TB Preventive Treatment: the Need for Choice
The progress made in HIV prevention is nothing short of a global success story. It is time that TB caught up to HIV. Medicine is simply too advanced for us to tolerate how one disease can be beaten back yet another continues to flourish. Credit: Jeffrey Moyo/IPS. By Violet ChihotaJOHANNESBURG, Jul 26 2023 (IPS) Before COVID-19 came along, the two most lethal infectious diseases were HIV and tuberculosis (TB). Even though HIV still lingers, with 1.5 million people contracting the infection every year, epidemiologists point to the availability of many HIV prevention options as a primary reason for the decreasing caseload. Ac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Violet Chihota Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs tuberculosis (TB) Source Type: news

Circumcision May Be Protective Against HIV in Men Who Have Sex With Men
(MedPage Today) -- BRISBANE, Australia -- Voluntary medical male circumcision appeared to protect men who have sex with men from acquiring HIV, especially those who primarily practice insertive anal sex, researchers from China reported here... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - July 20, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Factors associated with the practice of and intention to perform female genital mutilation on a female child among married women in Abakaliki Nigeria - Onah CK, Ossai EN, Nwachukwu OM, Nw.wo GE, Mbam HO, Azuogu BN.
BACKGROUND: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), also known as Female Genital Cutting or Female Circumcision is the harmful excision of the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. According to WHO, approximately 200  million girls and women have been ge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Circumcision: The Pros & Cons and What Parents Need to Know
MONDAY, June 5, 2023 -- MONDAY, June 5, 2023 -- Understanding circumcision can help you speed your baby boy ’s healing process and be aware of any complications that may arise. Here, professionals offer advice on what circumcision is, the pros and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 5, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwamagana - Youth Encouraged to Circumcise, Test for HIV
[New Times] In an effort to promote safe sex practices and reduce the spread of HIV, Rwamagana officials are encouraging young people in the district to undergo circumcision and self-HIV testing. This proactive approach aims to provide accessible resources and education to youth, ultimately improving their sexual health and well-being. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news