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25,000th Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention Client in Tanzania’s Iringa Region Encourages All Adult Men to Use Safe, Free Services

25,000th Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention Client in Tanzania’s Iringa Region Encourages All Adult Men to Use Safe, Free Services

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Iringa, Tanzania—A public health campaign to prevent the transmission of HIV in the Iringa region reached a milestone this week: a government-supported, USAID-funded program provided free male circumcision services to more than 25,000 clients. Iringa has the highest prevalence of HIV in Tanzania. Unlike other parts of the country, male circumcision is not a routine

Jhpiego Supports Excellence in Nursing Award for University of Zambia Student

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A new plaque hangs outside the University of Zambia’s medical school that soon will display the name of a graduating nurse who has exhibited excellence in the areas of maternal and child health. This award, made possible by Jhpiego, will be given to a student who embodies the school’s motto, “Excellence and Service,” and reflects

Jhpiego Selected for Gates Foundation Grant to Increase Contraceptive Use in Kenyan Cities

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Baltimore, MD—Kenya experiences high rates of maternal mortality, as well as HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases. This is particularly the case in urban slums like Nairobi’s Korogocho and Viwandani. Although public health facilities are within walking distance to homes, many residents won’t go to them for treatment because of a lack of trust and the