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Circumcision promoted

Circumcision promoted
- Hilton Julius, VMMC programme manager for CareWorks, said scores of trained VMMC mobilisers will be deployed on campuses countrywide.
“We are aiming to engage students regarding the implications of unsafe sex and the benefits of VMMC,” he said.
Julius said currently just over 3 million South African men have been circumcised.
He also said that according to ­findings, young adults are a sexually active population group that tends to engage in risky sexual behaviour, including unprotected sex with multiple partners.
“Statistics show that the youth, aged between 15 and 24, represent 39% of new HIV infections, which is alarming.