Ministry of Health partners reduce funding to the ministry.

Reduced support from partners under the Ministry of Health is posing a threat to the successful implementation of the Voluntary Male Circumcision exercise in Eastern Province that is supposed to kick off this month.
Provincial Medical Officer, Abel Kabalo told Breeze News that most of the partners like SFH, Society for Family Health have drastically reduced their support due to financial challenges.
Dr. Kabalo however, says that government had already reserved money for the voluntary male circumcision campaign, which will be used to cushion the shortfalls.
He says that the last voluntary male circumcision campaign in April this year, was a success as the Province was able to beat its target of 5, 000 males, by about 240.
Eastern Province is again targeting to circumcise 5, 000 males this month, under the Voluntary Male Circumcision month.
Dr. Kabalo however, expressed concern that the Ministry may not be able to reach the target set due to the reduced partner support.

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