African Journal of AIDS Research

African Journal of AIDS Research is a peer-review journal published by Taylor & Francis. In this LINK you can submit your own manuscripts and seek for other articles of your interest. Afr J AIDS Res has published the following on FGM: Lacey G. Delivering culturally sensitive, sexual health education in western Kenya: a phenomenological caseContinue reading “African Journal of AIDS Research”

Delivering culturally sensitive, sexual health education in western Kenya: a phenomenological case study.

Afr J AIDS Res. 2017 Sep;16(3):193-202. doi: 10.2989/16085906.2017.1349682. Delivering culturally sensitive, sexual health education in western Kenya: a phenomenological case study. Lacey G ABSTRACT While generic programmes have been created to raise sexual health awareness, these cannot always be applied to communities whose cultures and circumstances make them especially vulnerable to infection. Taking a phenomenologicalContinue reading “Delivering culturally sensitive, sexual health education in western Kenya: a phenomenological case study.”

Sexual Function, Mental Well-being and Quality of Life among Kurdish Circumcised Women in Iran.

Iran J Public Health. 2017 Sep;46(9):1265-1274. Sexual Function, Mental Well-being and Quality of Life among Kurdish Circumcised Women in Iran. Daneshkhah F, Allahverdipour H, Jahangiri L, Andreeva T ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation is an intentional inhumane procedure that threatens girls and women’s health. It is especially widespread in developing countries due to cultural, traditionalContinue reading “Sexual Function, Mental Well-being and Quality of Life among Kurdish Circumcised Women in Iran.”

Female genital mutilation: implications for clinical practice

Br J Nurs. 2017 Oct 12;26(18):S22-S27. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.18.S22. Female genital mutilation: implications for clinical practice von Rège I, Campion D ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is an established cultural practice in over 30 countries. It has no health benefits, carries a high risk of physical and psychological harm, and is illegal in many countries includingContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: implications for clinical practice”

Management of health outcomes of female genital mutilation: Systematic reviews and evidence syntheses.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;136 Suppl 1:1-2. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12041. Management of health outcomes of female genital mutilation: Systematic reviews and evidence syntheses. Sunday-Adeoye I, Serour G. EXTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a harmful practice without any known benefit. The true burden of FGM is dfficult to determine owing to the lack of reliableContinue reading “Management of health outcomes of female genital mutilation: Systematic reviews and evidence syntheses.”

Health information interventions for female genital mutilation.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;136 Suppl 1:79-82. doi:10.1002/ijgo.12052. Health information interventions for female genital mutilation. Smith H, Stein K. ABSTRACT Providing information and education to women and girls living with female genital mutilation (FGM) could be an important influence on their healthcare-seeking behavior. Healthcare providers also need adequate knowledge and skills to provide goodContinue reading “Health information interventions for female genital mutilation.”

Deinfibulation for treating urologic complications of type III female genital mutilation: A systematic review.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;136 Suppl 1:30-33. doi:10.1002/ijgo.12045. Deinfibulation for treating urologic complications of type III female genital mutilation: A systematic review. Effa E, Ojo O, Ihesie A, Meremikwu MM. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Women and girls who have undergone type III female genital mutilation (FGM) may suffer urologic complications such as recurrent urinary tract infections,Continue reading “Deinfibulation for treating urologic complications of type III female genital mutilation: A systematic review.”

Deinfibulation for preventing or treating complications in women living with type III female genital mutilation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;136 Suppl 1:13-20. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12056. Deinfibulation for preventing or treating complications in women living with type III female genital mutilation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Okusanya BO, Oduwole O, Nwachuku N, Meremikwu MM. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Deinfibulation is a surgical procedure carried out to re-open the vaginal introitus of women livingContinue reading “Deinfibulation for preventing or treating complications in women living with type III female genital mutilation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.”

Acquired Clitoromegaly: A Gynaecological Problem or an Obstetric Complication?

J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Dec;10(12):QD10-QD11. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/23212.9072. Epub 2016 Dec 1. Acquired Clitoromegaly: A Gynaecological Problem or an Obstetric Complication? Gupta M, Saini V, Poddar A, Kumari S, Maitra A. ABSTRACT Acquired non-hormonal clitoromegaly is a rare condition and is due to benign or malignant tumours and sometimes idiopathic. Few cases of clitoral abscessesContinue reading “Acquired Clitoromegaly: A Gynaecological Problem or an Obstetric Complication?”