— MC is a good health habit – Mundemba

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MC is a good health habit – Mundemba

Mitete, August 18TH , 2014, ZANIS —-  Lukulu District Hospital Medical Officer In-charge Simon Mundemba has called on people in the area to observe Male Circumcision Month.


Dr. Mundemba says the male circumcision program which started on 1stAugust 2014 in the District will run for the whole month.


He  said Male Circumcision was a good health habit as it helps in reducing the many diseases that a man can acquire from an infected female partner.


ZANIS reports that the medical officer in charge said this in Simon in an interview at his office today.


Dr. Mundemba He said in achieving this program the district will take an outreach to various areas both in Mitete and Lukulu Districts.


Areas visited so far for the exercise include Nyala, Mataba, Kakulunda and Sikunduko areas , respectively.


He has since said during the outreach officers will focus on circumcising only those who are sexually active of the ages between 13 and 49 years.