Circumcision – Medical and Ethical Opposition

MEO Lecture poster May

Speaking to expectant parents about circumcision is challenging. How can health care providers ensure they are providing current, evidence-based information which takes into account their professional ethical responsibilities?

Join Dr. Christopher Guest, MD, FRCPC, for an in-depth exploration of:

  • the historical origins of circumcision
  • worldwide trends in circumcision
  • the sexual and physiologic function of the foreskin
  • evolutionary perspectives on the foreskin
  • medicalization of circumcision during the Victorian era
  • examination of the medical claims in support of circumcision
  • circumcision and HIV transmission
  • circumcision and medical ethics
  • circumcision and human rights

MAY 22, 2014

Refreshments from 6:30 pm

Program 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Hosted by Born Midwives

205-766 (Old) Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON Tel: (519) 267-7266

Bring your business card for a door-prize draw!

Registration fee: $25.00 Secure your registration online here.


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