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Male Circumcision Partnership Launches Scale-Up of Male Circumcision - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a significant move from research on male circumcision to full-scale implementation, the Male Circumcision Partnership is launching a massive scale-up of voluntary male circumcision services in Swaziland and Zambia.

The Partnership is supported by a five-year, $50 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to PSI. PSI and partners Marie Stopes International, Jhpiego, The Population Council and the governments of Swaziland and Zambia estimate that the project will provide voluntary male circumcision services to nearly 650,000 men.

To read the full press release, visit the Population Services International's web site.

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