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Synonyms for Circumcision

the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

the act of circumcising

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Recommendations for providers counseling male patients and parents regarding male circumcision and the prevention of HIV infection, STIs, and other health outcomes.
Informing uncircumcised men and boys engaged in vaginal sexual intercourse about the partial protection against HIV afforded by male circumcision.
In the new guidelines, the CDC says there is now strong evidence that male circumcision can:
We call on all traditional leaders from the various communities that engage in traditional male circumcision, and on politicians, to speak out publicly against this practice and follow King Goodwill Zwelithini's historic and successful call in 2010 for Zulu initiates to be medically circumcised.
The medical male circumcisions were part of comprehensive HIV-prevention strategies implemented by 11 East and Southern African countries in partnership with and support from the U.
A report by the Council said male circumcision for religious reasons was "particularly worrisome", with the procedure being "increasingly questioned".
Families, religious and traditional leaders and community members to address sexual and reproductive health issues with young people--including promotion of male circumcision.
For over 30 years, an international research team fighting HIV/AIDS in Kenya employed innovative techniques such as a public education program centered on promotion of male circumcision, and interviews with sex workers and their customers about their attitudes and sexual practices.
Nairobi 24 February 2013MORE than 583,000 have been circumcised as part of the voluntary medical male circumcision programme since its inception in 2008.
High-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) incidence and clearance were evaluated in 999 men (776 HIV-negative and 223 HIV-positive) aged 15-49 years who participated in male circumcision trials in Rakai, Uganda.
An increase in male circumcision in a South African community coincides with lower overall HIV rates among adult men, a new study finds.
In June a Cologne court considering the case of a Muslim child ruled that male circumcision for religious reasons amounts to abuse.
Guidelines for male circumcision in South Australian public hospitals.
that male circumcision is morally wrong or that an action is right if and only if it maximizes happiness.