Boys awaiting circumcision
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Circumcision helps Uganda's fight against HIV/Aids

According to the World Health Organisation, male circumcision reduces the risk of a heterosexual man contracting HIV Aids by up to 60%. However for many men and boys in rural areas, safe access to this simple procedure is both difficult and expensive. One project in Uganda is taking the operation to the patients.

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  • 31 Mar 2015
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