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HIV/AIDS

30 November 2010

Uganda to circumcise 1 million men

Uganda launched a programme to circumcise over a million men every year in a bid to stem the increase in HIV/Aids infections.

Uganda launched a programme to circumcise over a million men every year in a bid to stem the increase in HIV/Aids infections.

More than 2.5 million people have been infected by Aids in the East African country since the virus that causes the disease was diagnosed here in the early 1980s. Half the number has died, according to the health ministry.

 

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