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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Gates foundation funds circumcision

Several media outlets have noted EngenderHealth's participation in the new Male Circumcision Consortium (noted previously), including the News & Observer (quoted below) and First Science.

“Family Health International, a global public health and development organization, has won a five-year, $18.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to boost male circumcision in Kenya. The practice is gaining recognition for limiting the spread of HIV/AIDS across Africa. Durham-based FHI will be working with the Kenyan government, the University of Illinois at Chicago and EngenderHealth, a reproductive health organization.”

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