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Uganda: Over 600 Circumcised in Masaka




 

At least 670 youth have been circumcised at the Masaka Rotary health camp held at Butende Health Centre in Masaka district. The district health officer, Dr. Stuart Musisi, said the camp was supported by the Centre for Disease Control through Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau.

Medical personnel from Kitovu, Villa Maria and Masaka hospitals offered dental, cancer screening, HIV testing as well as malaria diagnosis and treatment last.

Musisi said about 30 youth who turned up were not circumcised due to the overwhelming turnout and demand. Musisi said World Vision and Masaka Hospital would circumcise more youth this week.outh have been circumcised at the Masaka Rotary health camp held at Butende Health Centre in Masaka district.

The district health officer, Dr. Stuart Musisi, said the camp was supported by the Centre for Disease Control through Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau.

Medical personnel from Kitovu, Villa Maria and Masaka hospitals offered dental, cancer screening, HIV testing as well as malaria diagnosis and treatment last.

Musisi said about 30 youth who turned up were not circumcised due to the overwhelming turnout and demand. Musisi said World Vision and Masaka Hospital would circumcise more youth this week.



 


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Information in this article was accurate in May 16, 2013. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.