Male circumcision in South Africa: knowledge, disinhibition and timing

Male circumcision in South Africa: knowledge, disinhibition and timing

Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) reduces the risk of HIV transmission, but programmes promoting MMC are just starting. We explored the knowledge of HIV risk reduction benefits of male circumcision and levels of sexual disinhibition among South African men, a subject on which little is known.

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About JHHESA

Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa (JHHESA) is a non-profit organisation that designs and implements evidence-based HIV Campaigns, and HIV Communication Programmes aimed at HIV Prevention to educate the public to understand their risk of HIV infection in relation to multiple partners, correct and consistent condom use, transactional sex and alcohol use.