Male circumcision for HIV prevention: Developments from sub-Saharan Africa

Guy De Bruyn, Neil A. Martinson, Glenda E. Gray

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Abstract

The demonstration of a strong effect of male circumcision on reducing HIV acquisition has provided impetus for this intervention to be adopted more widely in areas of the world where HIV prevalence is high and rates of male circumcision are low. This perspective reviews recent research findings and provides a summary of progress in various countries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-31
Number of pages9
JournalExpert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Africa
  • circumcision
  • HIV prevention
  • male

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Microbiology
  • Virology

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