Costing the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision

The end of November saw the first in a series of nine new articles produced by researchers associated with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United States President’s Emergency Plan of AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  This article proposes a rapid (five-year) scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) in 13 priority sub-Saharan […]

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The unequal benefits of male circumcision against HIV

The publication last August in the Lancet (Aaron A R Tobian, Ronald H Gray et al.) of findings from one of the two randomized control studies undertaken 2004-9 by the Rakkai Health Sciences Program (RHSP), Uganda, on the health impacts of circumcision to reduce HIV/STI transmission, has generated further comment in the Lancet from researchers […]

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