As part of HIV/Aids prevention program, SACTWU gets 100 000 men circumcised

The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) has circumcised 100 000 men, over the past year, as part of its HIV/Aids prevention strategy.

In addition to the circumcisions, the union has trained, created awareness and provided treatment to 116 686 employees.

CapeTalk's John Maytham spoke to Dr. Laurene Booyens of SACTWU Worker Health Program on their successful circumcision program.

We do circumcise our union members and that is where our focus lies but we also circumcise the community at large

Dr. Laurene Booyens of SACTWU Worker Health Program

People are becoming much more aware of consequences of HIV and infections

Dr. Laurene Booyens of SACTWU Worker Health Program

Listen to the full conversation on The John Maytham Show:


This article first appeared on 702 : As part of HIV/Aids prevention program, SACTWU gets 100 000 men circumcised


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