IRIN/PlusNews Tracks Progress of Male Circumcision Programs in 13 African Countries
March 3, 2010
IRIN/PlusNews tracks the progress of efforts to scale-up male circumcision programs for HIV prevention efforts in 13 African countries. Kenya, Zambia, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi and Uganda were "identified as priority countries for male circumcision scale-up by the U.N. World Health Organization," according to the news service (3/2).
The Association Between Lack of Circumcision and HIV, HSV-2 and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
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