More Than 1 Million Voluntary Medical Male Circumcisions Performed

More Than 1 Million Voluntary Medical Male Circumcisions Performed

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Baltimore, MD—More than 1 million men and youth in sub-Saharan Africa have chosen to protect themselves and reduce their risk of contracting HIV by participating in Jhpiego-supported voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programs. This is a significant milestone that contributed to the U.S. Government’s goal of providing 4.7 million men with access to this safe

Jhpiego Tanzania Marks International Earth Day as Part of 40th Anniversary Events

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania—On International Earth Day, Jhpiego President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Leslie Mancuso led the Jhpiego staff in Tanzania in planting trees at Charambe Secondary School in Temeke District. This was part of a day of service in the global health non-profit’s worldwide 40th anniversary celebrations. Dr. Mancuso was accompanied by Dr.

Jhpiego Hands Over IPC Equipment and Supplies to Muhimbili National Hospital

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By Charles Wanga Dar es Salaam, Tanzania—The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Program, a Jhpiego initiative funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Mothers and Infants, Safe, Healthy and Alive (MAISHA) Program, has handed over infection prevention equipment and supplies worth $13,000 to Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in an ongoing effort