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PlusNews/IRIN Examines Swaziland's Plan to Increase Services for Male Circumcision

October 6, 2009

PlusNews/IRIN examines an effort currently under way in Swaziland "to provide circumcision to 80 percent of men aged 15 to 24 in the next five years" in an attempt to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS. Through a project supported by PEPFAR and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, health officials from Swaziland's Ministry of Health and Human Services are working to educate the public about circumcision and making services for the procedure more readily available (10/5).

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