Léonard Kagabo

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BACKGROUND Vasectomy is safe and highly effective; however, it remains an underused method of family planning (FP) in Africa. In view of this, three Rwandan physicians were trained in no-scalpel vasectomy with thermal cautery and fascial interposition on the prostatic end as vasectomy trainers in 2010, and this initiative has resulted in over 2900 vasectomy(More)
BACKGROUND Recent developments in vasectomy research indicate that occluding the vas using cautery combined with fascial interposition (FI) significantly lowers failure rates and is an appropriate technology for low-resource settings. We report the introduction of this technique in Ministry of Health (MOH) vasectomy services in Rwanda. DESIGN In February(More)
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