Uganda Begins Drafting National Circumcision Policy, Health Official Says
November 21, 2008
Uganda's Ministry of Health has started to draft a medical male circumcision policy for HIV prevention, the New Vision/AllAfrica.com reports. "Assessment of the capacity of health units to implement the policy has been conducted," Sam Zaramba, general director of health services, said. He also said that the policy "will not be a stand alone strategy" but part of the country's HIV prevention strategy that emphasizes abstinence, condom use and fidelity (Bugembe, New Vision/AllAfrica.com, 11/20).
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