20m. Africans to be circumcised against AIDS

07.12.2011                      11.Kislev. 5772

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20m. Africans to be circumcised against AIDS

Inspired by Israeli program, men and youths will undergo the procedure in US government, UN program advocated by J'lem-based Operation Abraham.

Circumcisions will be performed within the next five years on 20 million African men to help reduce the spread of AIDS, according to a program announced Monday night by the US government and UN and advocated by the Jerusalem-based Operation Abraham project.
UNAIDS and the Obama administration announced the initiative in Geneva, saying that the five-year program will save more than 3.4 million people from being infected with HIV, and $16.5 billion in national and international funds that would have been spent to cope with the disease….