Disposable Circumcision Kit

United States 2013

Since 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have recommended voluntary male circumcision as a key component of HIV prevention in countries with high rates of HIV, but low rates of male circumcision. Male circumcision reduces the chance of female-to-male sexual transmission of HIV by 60%, as well as reduces the risk of other sexually transmitted infections. Disposable kits, such as this one from USAID, ensure sterile instruments in both non-hospital and hospital settings, making mobile outreach easier.

  • Source/Credit: Transfer from U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Catalog Number: 2015.0012.05
  • Created: 2013
  • Acquired: 2015

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