Actor Moore to Donate Funds to Program That Trains Swazis to Perform Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention
February 25, 2009
Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Roger Moore on Monday announced that he plans to donate proceeds from a concert in Israel to a program in which Israeli physicians train health workers in Swaziland to perform male circumcisions in an effort to curb the spread of HIV, the AP/San Francisco Chronicle reports (AP/San Francisco Chronicle, 2/24). Moore will donate the proceeds from an appearance at the fourth International Eilat Chamber Music Festival, according to the Jerusalem Post. "Prevention is the best cure of disease," Moore said (Siegel-Itzkovich, Jerusalem Post, 2/24).
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