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Time to stop preventable deaths from unsterile traditional male circumcision practices

Leickness Simbayi, Olive Shisana, Geoffrey Setswe, Glenda Gray, Francois Venter, Daniel J Ncayiyana, Thomas Rehle

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Authors' affiliations

Leickness Simbayi, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

Olive Shisana, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

Geoffrey Setswe, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

Glenda Gray, Medical Research Council, South Africa

Francois Venter, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa

Daniel J Ncayiyana, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

Thomas Rehle, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

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Keywords

Male circumcision; Traditional; Unsterile; Deaths; Penile amputation

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2014;104(8):521. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8687

Article History

Date submitted: 2014-07-15
Date published: 2014-07-16

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