VMMC is the removal of man’s foreskin. It is widely used ,simple and safe procedure. Men can be circumcised. While many men in Kenya have already undergone this procedure, only 10% of Luo Men are Circumcised. VMMC can provide against HIV infection. A circumcised man is up to 60% less likely to get infected with HIV than an uncircumcised.
VMMC reduces the man’s changes of getting other infections like syphilis and herpes. VMMC also gives some protection against penile cancer in men and men cervical cancer in women.
The inside of foreskin is soft and moist and is more like;ly to a tiny or sore that allows HIV to enter the body more easily. The Foreskin itself contains many target cells that allow HIV to enter the body easily. After circumcision , the skin on the head of the penis becomes thicker and is less likely to tear.Read more