Assessment Of The Factors Contributing To The Low Prevalence Of Safe Male Circumcision In Buwoya Village Uganda.

Abstract

It has been proven in several randomized clinical trials that safe male circumcision reduces the risk of HIV transmission from female to male by 60%.The national target for Uganda by 2015is to circumcise 4.2 million adults’ men. There is need for a pragmatic approach and effective model to achieve this target. The objective of the study was to determine the factors hindering the scaling up of circumcision numbers in men above 18 years in Buwoya village in Iganga district , Uganda. A prospective cross-sectional study was carried out with a catchment population of 72 men above 18years.Enrollment was voluntary and all respondents consented. Out of a total of 72 respondents, only 19(26%) men were circumcised and (74%) 53 men were uncircumcised. Out of the 53 men 14 were planning to be circumcised and 39 reported to never circumcise. The most reported factor hindering the uptake of safe male circumcision by men above 18 years in Buwoya village were pain, failure to secure time for the service and the long duration for healing. However the study was carried out successfully.

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APA

JOANITOR, N (2021). Assessment Of The Factors Contributing To The Low Prevalence Of Safe Male Circumcision In Buwoya Village Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-the-factors-contributing-to-the-low-prevalence-of-safe-male-circumcision-in-buwoya-village-uganda

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JOANITOR, NAKISUYI "Assessment Of The Factors Contributing To The Low Prevalence Of Safe Male Circumcision In Buwoya Village Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-the-factors-contributing-to-the-low-prevalence-of-safe-male-circumcision-in-buwoya-village-uganda. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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JOANITOR, NAKISUYI . "Assessment Of The Factors Contributing To The Low Prevalence Of Safe Male Circumcision In Buwoya Village Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 30 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-the-factors-contributing-to-the-low-prevalence-of-safe-male-circumcision-in-buwoya-village-uganda >.

Chicago

JOANITOR, NAKISUYI . "Assessment Of The Factors Contributing To The Low Prevalence Of Safe Male Circumcision In Buwoya Village Uganda." Afribary (2021). Accessed May 30, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-the-factors-contributing-to-the-low-prevalence-of-safe-male-circumcision-in-buwoya-village-uganda