The KwaZulu-Natal health department has rejected the Treatment Action Campaign's concerns over a device used to perform male circumcisions.
PrePex, with which nurses can perform bloodless circumcisions without the supervision of a doctor, should be vetted by the WHO early next year.
The Zambian fugitive behind a dubious circumcision project in KZN has friends in high places in SA, including a president, a king and an ex-spy boss.
Contradictory statements issued by department of health officials about the controversial Tara KLamp, leaves many scratching their heads.
The KZN health department's awarding of a tender for the supply of the Tara KLamp, has been obscured by a cloud of mystery.
Doctors are concerned that the government is using a circumcision device, the Tara KLamp, that has not been approved by the World Health Organisation.