TITLE

Male circumcision: a new approach to reducing HIV transmission

AUTHOR(S)
Moses, Stephen
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE134
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
The article presents an essay, in which the author offers information on his research work on the use of male circumcision for preventing the transmission of HIV infection. The author informs that the research was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the U.S. National Institutes of Health and mentions that randomized clinical trials were conducted on uncircumcised men in Kenya. The research showed a fall of 56% in the transmission of HIV due to male circumcision.
ACCESSION #
44645297

 

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