Men and boys reluctant to lose the foreskin

It would seem majority of men and boys are reluctant to go under the knife and lose the foreskins to circumcision as the numbers recorded continue to frustrate the authorities tasked with the responsibilities of enticing the male folks to circumcise and reduce HIV infections.

Since circumcision campaign was launched six years ago in Botswana targeting  to circumcise  some 385 Botswana males, authorities have been forced to revise their targets as the males continue to be elusive.

To date only 38% of the intended target has been achieved.

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