Medical Male Circumcision: The Story of Philani Sangweni.

Medical Male Circumcision: The Story of Philani Sangweni

It’s been less than a year since Philani Sangweni underwent medical male circumcision (MMC), and he couldn’t be happier.

But the 20-year-old from St Lucia, in KwaZulu Natal, admits he had been afraid to undergo MMC, particularly because of the prospect of pain during and after the procedure.

“Quite frankly, I was scared,” he says. “Anyway, I did go for it – I was more scared of HIV and sexually-transmitted infections (STIs).”…read more

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