Written by Mitch Warren and Kay Marshall
The announcement last week that the World Health Organization (WHO) prequalified the PrePex device for non-surgical voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) offers another important option for expansion of VMMC programs in countries hard hit by the HIV epidemic. VMMC, as part of comprehensive HIV prevention programs, is starting to make an impact on the HIV epidemic in many communities and countries.
Written by Joseph Abuje
Busia District Hospital’s Medical Superintendent, Jane Rose Ambuchi has decried lack of a mental unit and ambulance at the hospital, saying these facilities are crucial as mental and emergency cases are on the rise.
Written by Naftali Mwaura
Diarrhea ranks second after Pneumonia as the leading cause of infant deaths in resource constrained countries in Asia and Africa, reveals a comprehensive study on the disease published in the Lancet recently.
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