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HIV/AIDS

17 September 2010

Circumcision ruled out in Malawi

Malawi will not officially promote male circumcision as an HIV-prevention strategy, said two officials, citing a lack of evidence to support the practice.

Malawi will not officially promote male circumcision as an HIV-prevention strategy, said two officials, citing a lack of evidence to support the practice.

Chairman of the National Aids Commission and Anglican Bishop Emeritus Bernard Malango said studies in Malawi raised doubts about the effectiveness of circumcision in preventing HIV.

 

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