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PrePex could cut down on botched circumcision deaths

A non-surgical circumcision tool could provide a way for initiation schools to eliminate initiate deaths from traditional circumcision complications.

Bhekisisa on the cutting edge in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga-based journalists discovered a new circumcision device, called PrePex, at a Bhekisisa media training event on Monday.

Quick expansion of medical circumcision brings challenges – study

Researchers say the increase in male medical circumcision services should go hand in hand with a plan to maintain quality, according to a study.

Zimbabwe’s anti-HIV circumcision drive fails to take off

Government says there has been a poor response to the male circumcision programme which aims to circumcise about 3-million men by the end of 2015.

M&G Hangout: Non-surgical circumcision?

From contraception for schoolchildren to PrePex circumcisions, we discuss the Aids-prevention efforts debated at the SA Aids conference.

PrePex will save many lives in SA – with traditional leaders’ help

The state's hopes for the nonsurgical circumcision device rest on its acceptance in initiation rituals.

Circumcision: New devices can boost ‘snip’ rates

PrePex, with which nurses can perform bloodless circumcisions without the supervision of a doctor, should be vetted by the WHO early next year.

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