Traditional male circumcision intervention report

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Peltzer, A.Nqeketo, G.Petros, X.Kanta
KEYWORDS: EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE, HIV/AIDS, INITIATION RITUALS, MALE CIRCUMCISION
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 5135

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Abstract

This intervention report is divided into six parts dealing with the following issues: 1. Attitudes of pre-initiates towards traditional male circumcision in the context of HIV in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 2. Evaluation of a safer male circumcision training programme for traditional surgeons and nurses in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 3. Circumcision during manhood initiation rituals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: a pre-post intervention evaluation 4. Male circumcision training programme for health care providers in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 5. Integration of medical circumcision with manhood initiation rituals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: a pre-post intervention evaluation 6. Overall recommendations.