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IRIN Examines Kenya's National Voluntary Male Circumcision Campaign

January 7, 2010

IRIN looks at a national voluntary male circumcision campaign in Kenya and the related "benefit" of sexually transmitted infection screening. "The circumcision programme provides voluntary counselling and testing for HIV and routine STI tests to all men who seek the services. According to the government, more than 75,000 men have been circumcised since its launch," the news service writes (1/6).

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