Friday, October 12, 2007

WHO and UNAIDS announce recommendations from expert consultation on male circumcision for HIV prevention

Date: March 2007

Description: In response to the urgent need to reduce the number of new
HIV infections globally the World Health Organization (W HO) and the UNAIDS Secretariat convened an international expert consultation to determine whether male circumcision should be
Recommended for t he prevention of HIV infection.
Based on the evidence presented which was considered to be compelling experts attending the consultation recommended that male circumcision now be recognized as an additional important intervention to reduce the risk of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in men. Fulltext

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