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PEPFAR Supported More Than 15M Voluntary Medical Male Circumcisions In 14 African Countries From 2007-17

aidsmap: PEPFAR funded 15 million medical male circumcisions between 2007 and 2017
“PEPFAR (the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) has supported the voluntary medical male circumcisions (VMMC) of 15,269,720 men and boys in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, in the eleven years to 2017, according to a paper recently published in BMJ Open. The World Health Organization estimates that PEPFAR supported 84 percent of all VMMCs in the 14 countries…” (Cairns, 9/26).

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