25,000th Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention Client in Tanzania’s Iringa Region Encourages All Adult Men to Use Safe, Free Services

25,000th Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention Client in Tanzania’s Iringa Region Encourages All Adult Men to Use Safe, Free Services

A health worker puts up a poster in a health facility.

Iringa, Tanzania—A public health campaign to prevent the transmission of HIV in the Iringa region reached a milestone this week: a government-supported, USAID-funded program provided free male circumcision services to more than 25,000 clients. Iringa has the highest prevalence of HIV in Tanzania. Unlike other parts of the country, male circumcision is not a routine