n South African Medical Journal - Lack of communication kills : botched circumcisions in the Eastern Cape : correspondence

Volume 102, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Xhosa ritual male circumcision in Eastern Cape Province (ECP) has become a matter of significant concern, following the numerous deaths and injuries resulting from botched circumcisions that occur in this cultural practice. Preventing these adverse events is a priority of the Department of Local Government and Traditional Affairs of the Eastern Cape (DLGTA:ECP).

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