circumcision deaths

 
Education can cut initiate deaths
Education can cut initiate deaths
Thirty-four deaths at initiation schools have already been reported, according to Musa Zondi, spokesperson for the co-operative governance and...
Penis transplants? How about we stop botched circumcisions
Penis transplants? How about we stop botched circumcisions
In 1967 South Africa made international headlines for the world’s first heart transplant, thanks to Dr Chris Barnard and his team. It was a medical...
Comment: Safer, due to unforeskinned circumstances
Comment: Safer, due to unforeskinned circumstances
Transformative change is afoot among men and boys throughout Southern and East Africa. Millions have bravely stepped up to protect themselves and...
PrePex could cut down on botched circumcision deaths
PrePex could cut down on botched circumcision deaths
Government is looking to fast track the introduction of a non-surgical medical male circumcision device, PrePex, that officials believe will...
Quick expansion of medical circumcision brings challenges - study
Quick expansion of medical circumcision brings challenges - study
As South Africa vastly expanded male medical circumcision services since 2010, surgical efficiency and record-keeping improved but the quality...
Play gives initiates who lost their manhood a voice
Play gives initiates who lost their manhood a voice
Khanya Mpunzi* (18) looks up in awe. "Eish, that high one is the SABC? The radio's in there?" We're driving past the public...
Initiation school owner guilty of teen deaths
Initiation school owner guilty of teen deaths
The owner of an initiation school was found guilty of culpable homicide in the high court in Kimberley after the death of an initiate, the...
Thirty circumcision deaths so far in Eastern Cape
Thirty circumcision deaths so far in Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape government revealed on Monday that 30 initiates died in the province since the start of the summer initiation season.
Blood disorder a potential link to circumcision deaths
Blood disorder a potential link to circumcision deaths
The hereditary bleeding disorder haemophilia could be a reason for the deaths in some circumcision rituals, blood disease awareness foundation...
Child's death scares off patients
Child's death scares off patients
Doctors at one of the country's largest medical male circumcision projects said the news of the death of a four-year-old boy after a circumcision procedure in a private hospital last week has led to several cancellations at their circumcision sites across South Africa. ...
[Slideshow]Initiation deaths: Is this a solution?
[Slideshow]Initiation deaths: Is this a solution?
SLIDESHOW: An initiation school outside Jo'burg is working with government and an HIV prevention organisation to prevent the deaths of its initiates.
Circumcision: A sharp twist of the knife and all is lost
Circumcision: A sharp twist of the knife and all is lost
This week’s reports had 30 dead in the Eastern Cape so far this year. The province’s Health Department figures for 2001-5 show an...

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