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Circumcision law to debut

June’s winter initiation season will be the first test of a law to improve the safety of traditional male circumcision in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province

Study advises VMMC for older men

Among South African men tested for HIV before voluntary medical male circumcision, the proportion testing positive increases with age

Celebrities support VMMC campaign

Well-known actors and musicians have joined a nationwide campaign to promote voluntary medical male circumcision in South Africa

Traditional cut not protective

Traditionally circumcised men in Lesotho are more likely to be HIV-positive than men who were circumcised in a health facility

HIV incidence drops in Rakai

The annual rate of new HIV infections has fallen by 42 percent over the past four years in one of the most-studied groups of people in Africa