Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News


Non-invasive circumcision device wins top Tech Award

WATCH: Israeli-developed PrePex honored for helping reduce the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.

Pre_Pex HIV circumcision device AFRICA


Israeli-developed PrePex, a nonsurgical method of circumcision, is this year’s winner of the Sutter Health Award at the prestigious Tech Awards 2015 handed out by the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California. The annual event celebrates those who are using technology to solve the world’s most pressing problems and using technology for good.

PrePex is developed by Circ MedTech, a social enterprise that aims to positively contribute to the global fight against HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.


PrePex-Pre_Pex HIV circumcision device AFRICA


The groundbreaking PrePex method requires no sutures, no injected anesthesia and sees no blood.


“PrePex offers a safe and simple non-surgical solution that does not require a surgical setting for implementation. The PrePex device can be utilized by community clinics, and is worn by men seven days, after which the foreskin becomes necrotic and can be painlessly and bloodlessly removed, with minimal disruption to daily activities, ” the award committee wrote about the Israeli device.

More than two-thirds of all people living with HIV live in sub-Saharan Africa, according to amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.

Numerous studies have shown that circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection in men by at least 60 percent.

PrePex has been used in more than 100, 000 procedures in Asia and Africa.





anti hiv device

Although South Africa’s Department of Health denies that approval of an Israeli circumcision device has been delayed because of pressure to boycott Israel, BDS groups may be targeting individual nurses and More…


Tzameret Fuerst, co-founder of Israeli start-up Circ MedTech, behind the development of PrePex, claims  to be capable  of providing an effective medical device to do the job. –  CEO Tzameret Fuerst  – The More…


Israel21C, by Viva Sarah Press



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.