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Zimbabwe: Male Celebrities Get Circumcised in Response to HIV

Musicians and soccer stars are among a group of Zimbabwean celebrities who have undergone male circumcision as a symbolic and practical act to fight HIV.

Published
11 April 2014
From
Key Correspondents
Women with circumcised partners less likely to have HIV, no less likely to use condoms

A study from Orange Farm near Johannesburg in South Africa, the area that hosted the first-ever randomised controlled trial of male circumcision for HIV prevention, which concluded in

Published
19 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Mitchell Warren: Narrow the Gulf Between HIV Prevention Research and Reality

Alongside the string of new research advances is the realization that we're failing to deliver what already works today to people in need. This has to be the year where we honor their commitment by following through on our promise to deliver proven options to the communities where they live.

Published
12 March 2014
From
Huffington Post
Defying Elders and Changing Zambian Tradition

David Mubita has long been known in the family as a fool for starting trouble. The latest was getting circumcised secretly and nearly cast out by Grandfather Ndumwa. But Mubita may turn out to be the wisest in the family.

Published
05 March 2014
From
Inter Press Service
Male circumcision 'doesn’t affect sexual satisfaction'

A systematic review of the scientific literature has concluded that circumcision has no adverse effect on sexual performance or satisfaction.

Published
12 December 2013
From
NHS Behind the Headlines
Men with penile HPV infection have an increased risk of acquiring HIV

Men with penile human papillomavirus (HPV) infection have an increased risk of acquiring HIV, investigators report in the online edition of AIDS. This increase in risk was irrespective

Published
10 December 2013
By
Michael Carter
Mass circumcision drive in Rwanda to curb HIV

Rwanda aims to non-surgically circumcise 700,000 adult men by 2016 as part of strategy to achieve AIDS-free generation.

Published
27 November 2013
From
Aljazeera.com
A cut too far? Zambia is still 75 per cent short of its target of two million male circumcisions by 2015

In the fourth part of his 3,000 mile journey through Africa’s Aids epidemic, Jeremy Laurance finds that the ‘surgical vaccine’ is proving hard to sell – to wives and girlfriends

Published
21 November 2013
From
The Independent
Halting and Reversing the Spread of HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Expanding coverage and uptake of a mix of different HIV/AIDS prevention methods, including testing and male circumcision could boost Uganda’s fight against HIV/AIDS.

Published
18 November 2013
From
Brookings
AIDS prevention: Africa's circumcision challenge

To combat the spread of HIV, health officials plan to circumcise 20 million men in Africa, but some have concerns about the aftermath.

Published
18 November 2013
From
Nature
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