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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).

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