circumcision deaths

Education can cut initiate deaths

Work by a group of volunteers in the Lusikisiki and Flagstaff area of Pondoland has resulted in no deaths at initiation schools there


Penis transplants? How about we stop botched circumcisions

Verashni Pillay

We celebrate the first penis transplant but if we ignore the botched initiations behind it we’re just in one big dick contest, says Verashni Pillay.


Comment: Safer, due to unforeskinned circumstances

Festus Gontebanye Mogae

Voluntary male circumcision has made huge strides in reducing the rate of HIV infections.


PrePex could cut down on botched circumcision deaths

Thandeka Moyo

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


Quick expansion of medical circumcision brings challenges - study

Mercedes Sayagues

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