WHO approves Chinese circumcision device

The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified a gadget, produced in China for male circumcision without surgery, and will utilize it to handle high rates of HIV in creating nations. ‘ShangRing’, produced by Wuhu Snnda Medical Treatment Appliance, is a solitary utilization disinfected gadget for circumcising guys over 13 years, as indicated by an announcement by WHO, Beijing.

“ShangRing is an incredible illustration of Chinese advancement, and its prequalification by WHO is another case of the expanding part China is taking in worldwide wellbeing,” said WHO delegate in China, Bernard Schwartländer.

ShangRing is the second gadget of its kind to secure WHO regard and the association arrangements to utilize it in nations with high HIV rates, particularly Africa

It has been found circumcision reduces the risk of contracting HIV, through heterosexual relationships in men, by around 60 percent.

Trials of the device were earlier conducted in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa.

The inner and outer rings of the device fit around the foreskin in a manner, there is minimum blood loss when the skin is cut off.

The device is not just an alternative to surgical circumcision but also helps prevent bleeding and inflammation caused by surgery.

For years, WHO has been using male circumcision as a strategy against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, recognising that a foreskin can mean greater risk of infection.

According to the statement, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation helped to fund the trials and pilot studies on safety and reliability of ShangRing.

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