Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC)

Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is a simple, short and painless surgical procedure of removal of the foreskin (prepuce) done as per WHO guidelines by trained providers. EDARP began offering VMMC services in November 2009. Since start of this service, EDARP has  carried  over 12,000 safe male circumcisions. VMMC services offered in EDARP clinics are FREE.
Why get circumcised?

    Hygiene reason – it is easier to keep the penis clean after circumcision
    60% less chance of becoming infected with HIV
    Reduced risk of urinary tract infections in childhood (12 fold increased risk if uncircumcised)
    Reduced chance of contracting some sexually transmitted infections (syphilis risk is 1.5 to 3 fold if uncircumcised)
    Reduced chance of penile cancer (22 times more frequent in uncircumcised)
    Reduced chance of cancer of the cervix in female sex partners (2 to 5.8 times more frequent in females with uncircumcised partners)

Where can one get circumcised?
FREE voluntary medical male circumcision is provided at the following EDARP FIKIRIA JAMII clinics:on weekdays between 7.30am and 10pm and on Saturdays between 2pm and 8pm.

Our Contact Info

Eastern Deanery AIDS Relief Program. P.O. BOX 47351 - 00100 GPO Nairobi

www.edarp.org

info@edarp.org

0722699211, 0731334461/67/55