Assessment of complications associated with female genital cutting among postnatal women in Chuko Primary Hospital, Sidama region, Southern Ethiopia - Yosef Y, Borsamo A, Abeje S.
OBJECTIVES: Female genital cutting is a genital operation for a nonmedical reason and involves the cutting away of a part or whole of the female external genitals. Postnatal women with genital cutting could be more vulnerable to circumcision-associated bir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The most controversial royal tell-all since Princess Diana ’s hits the shelves
Windsor watchers who have yet to overdose on British monarchy drama are queuing up at their nearest bookstore. Prince Harry’s memoir, Spare, hits shelves today and bombshell pre-release leaks suggest that it’s a juicy one (we already know more than we want to about royal circumcision). Royalties…#amazon #netflix #barnesnoble #obamas #spare #spotify #yougov #randomhouse (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changes in Microbiome Seen After Circumcision in Boys Changes in Microbiome Seen After Circumcision in Boys
A first-of-its-kind study found that the organisms responsible for chronic infections were more common in uncircumcised boys.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Genitals mutilating surgeries (female circumcision): legal measures of counteraction - Lohvynenko B, Chekalovska H, Mykoliuk S, Yaroshchuk M, Dolga T.
OBJECTIVE: The aim: To highlight legal measures of counteraction to genitals mutilating surgeries (female circumcision) and the perspectives for their possible improvement. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Materials and methods: International regulatory legal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kenya: Mixed Reactions as Karen Hospital Charges Between Sh40,000 and 50,000 for Circumcision
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Do you intend to circumcise your son? If the Karen Hospital is your preferred facility, you will be required to cough between Sh40,000 and Sh50,000 for the procedure. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HIV Prevention: New Injection Could Boost the Fight, But Some Hurdles Remain
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs #HIV/Aids Source Type: news

Circumcisions, tummy tucks and liposuction are among operations which will stop being funded by NHS
Circumcisions, tummy tucks and liposuction are among 13 operations which will stop being funded by the NHS in a 'crackdown' on wasteful spending in a bid to save £2 billon a year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia: Female Genital Mutilation - a Menace or Culture
[FrontPageAfrica] Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), otherwise known as Female Circumcision, is an age-old cultural practice that is carried out in many African countries. Here in Liberia, it is done by nearly 75% of the 16 tribes of the country. The act itself involves the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia. FGM has no medical benefits and medical science has proven that this practice has far-reaching health implications. Some of these include severe bleeding and problems urinating, pain and difficulty (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Socio-economic disparities in female genital circumcision: finding from a case-control study in Mahabad, Iran - Laleh SS, Roshanaei G, Soltani F, Mehran FG.
This study investigated socioeconomic disparities in FGC in the Kurdish region of Mahabad, Iran. METHODS: A case-control study was conducted in three compreh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lesser-known types of violence: helping nurses and midwives to signal and act - Viergever RF, Griffiths P.
Keywords Violence Domestic violence Intimate partner violence Sex offences Workplace violence Child abuse Elder abuse Human trafficking Circumcision, female Shaken baby syndrome Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Female circumcision debate: a Muslim surgeon's perspective - Karaman MI.
In this study, we aimed to address female circumcision (FC) from sociocultural, medical, ethical, and religious/Islamic perspectives through the understanding of a Muslim surgeon. FC is performed primarily in Africa today, and its prevalence varies across ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

IntraHealth Reached 317,443 Health Workers in 2021, Extending Health Care to Millions
June 29, 2022 Chapel Hill, NCDuring 2021, the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, IntraHealth International reached 317,443 health workers in 42 countries, helping to make high-quality health care available to more people around the world. Our programs led to:$33,399,555 in financial aid provided for student health workers through IntraHealth programs2,524,424 COVID-19 vaccines distributed through IntraHealth programs223,677 men provided with voluntary medical male circumcision to prevent HIV infection2,264,216 messages sent to and from health workers via mHero, WhatsApp, or other digital health tools898,190 individual...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Health Areas Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Infectious Diseases Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Mental Health Noncommunicable Diseases Nutrition Community Engagement Digital Health Education Performance Heal Source Type: news

What are Potential Problems with Placental Abnormalities?
Discussion “The placenta is a unique organ that sits at the interface of, and facilitates nearly all interactions between, maternal and fetal physiology. It is the sole source of oxygen and nutrition for the fetus, and provides a protective barrier against external insults. The placenta is also a highly adaptable organ that is capable of showing a wide range of pathological changes in response to various maternal and fetal factors and stressors.” The placenta has 3 layers: the amnion (fetal side), the chorion, and decidua (maternal side). In addition to making observations about the maternal and fetal sides, co...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 27, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Circumcision
Title: CircumcisionCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 12/15/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 27, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Is the NHS carrying out thousands of unnecessary circumcisions on teenage boys?
Surgeons at Alder Hey Children's NHS Trust, Liverpool, have broken ranks and criticised surgeons who offer circumcisions on medical grounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news