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Captured in Botswana in 2014, this photograph showed new mother, Kopano Matlhape, holding her newly circumcised infant son, Tyrone. Studies have shown that circumcision helps decrease the risk of HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections in males. Baby Tyrone was among the first infants in Botswana circumcised with one of two newly introduced medical devices for infants, rolled out by the Ministry of Health earlier this year. Doctors and midwives were trained in January, by experts from CDC. The new procedure is bloodless and requires no anesthesia, or suturing.
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Creation Date:2014
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