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Webinar: quality improvement toolkit

A new toolkit to support improvements in the quality of VMMC programmes will be introduced at a webinar Wednesday, 28 June at 8 a.m. EDT/12 p.m. GMT

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