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Video: A young man’s experience of “the snip”

To commemorate Youth Month in June, Health-e News is broadcasting a five-part adolescent health series on Morning Live (SABC 2). We start by following Hloni Mahate as he goes for medical male circumcision.

South Africa performs world’s first successful penis transplant

March 14, 2015
Male Circumcision   Men's Health  

The world’s first successful penis transplant was recently performed at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.

Report: South African Health Review 2013-14

Released annually by the Health Systems Trust, the South African Health Review is comprised of 17 chapters on topical health issues.

A mother’s take on medical male circumcision

Sibongile Madi talks to OurHealth citizen journalist Sphiwe Ntuli about her decision to medically circumcise her 4-year-old son.

Circumcision gets mobile in W Cape

September 3, 2014
HIV Prevention   Male Circumcision  

Two mobile operating theatres mounted on trucks aim to bring medical male circumcision to remote villages in the Western Cape.

Government to promote infant male circumcision

With government still far off its goal to medically circumcise 4.3 million by 2016, Department of Health officials say they plan to begin promoting medical male circumcision (MMC) among infants and young boys.

Botched circumcision fears prompt men to opt for clinics

In Soshanguve, reports of deaths and botched traditional circumcisions are leading some boys to opt for medical male circumcisions instead.