Plans For Non-Surgical Circumcisions in Africa

A non-surgical circumcision device has been developed to assist with male circumcision to stem the spread of HIV. The device will not only be cost effective but also less complicated.
  • Africa:  Planning for Non-Surgical Male Circumcision

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 3 July 2013

    In May, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) announced the prequalification of PrePex, the first non-surgical device for adult male circumcision. Compared to surgical ... read more »

Surgical circumcision is more complex than PrePex


  • Namibia:  Another Back-Pat for HIV Fight

    New Era, 2 July 2013

    Namibia received another citation for her good progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, this time from the US White House during the visit of US president Barack Obama to Africa. read more »


  • South Africa:  Kwazulu-Natal Legislature Hosted a Successful Youth Parliament in the Zululand District

    South African Government, 2 July 2013

    In celebrating the Youth Month, the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Legislature hosted its annual Youth Parliament at Pongola in the Zululand District at the Belgrade Community Hall. Speaker ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Men, Here Are Your Circumcision Options

    The Observer, 2 July 2013

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently approved a circumcision device, Prepex, which should be of interest to men seeking to be circumcised. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Less Painful Circumcision Method On the Cards

    Zimbabwe Standard, 30 June 2013

    GOVERNMENT will soon introduce a less painful and blood-free circumcision method as it steps up efforts to circumcise three million males by 2015. read more »

  • Africa:  FACT SHEET: Global Health Investments and Partnership in Africa

    The White House, 30 June 2013

    The United States is the world’s leading donor in global health. read more »

  • Southern Africa:  SADC Ministers Commit to Implementing Global Population Agenda

    United Nations Population Fund, 28 June 2013

    SADC ministers responsible for population and development planning have re-affirmed their commitment to the implementation of the global plan of action for population and ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Many Men Circumcised Voluntarily in Shinyanga

    Tanzania Daily News, 25 June 2013

    MORE than 125,000 men in Shinyanga Region have received voluntary medical male circumcision services for HIV prevention. According to Intra Health International's Tanzania HIV ... read more »

  • Uganda:  5,000 to Receive Free Surgery

    The Independent, 25 June 2013

    In a drive to bring specialist health services nearer to the masses, the Association of Surgeons of Uganda has today received a donation of Shs5 million from Umeme Uganda Ltd as a ... read more »