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Male Circumcision Hiv Prevention

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foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...certain: The foreskin does not prevent HIV! I'll also reprint below some information about circumcision from the archives.Dr. BobMale Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission and Other Health Conditions: Implications for the United... Read more »

MALE CIRCUMCISION (HIV + MALE CIRCUMCISION)

Hey Dr. Bob,Does circumcision of HIV+ guys reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to their female... Read more »

You are the only one I listen, I need your opinion (CIRCUMCISION)

your adopted son for 2009 (lol) wink wink i have all the papers ready hehe. My Question is, is it... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Promoting Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method Should Be Done in Culturally Acceptable Ways, Zimbabwe's Health Minister Says

... Promoting male circumcision as an HIV prevention method should be done in culturally acceptable ways that minimize stigma associated with the procedure, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PlusNews/ Mail & Guardian Examines Women's Perspectives on Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method

... PlusNews/ Mail & Guardian on Wednesday examined women's perspectives on male circumcision as an HIV prevention method. Informal discussions with women "reveal a range of concerns, preferences and views" that governments Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Actor Moore to Donate Funds to Program That Trains Swazis to Perform Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention

...donate proceeds from a concert in Israel to a program in which Israeli physicians train health workers in Swaziland to perform male circumcisions in an effort to curb the spread of HIV, the AP/ San Francisco Chronicle reports (AP/ San... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia Holds Workshop, Conducts Assessment to Examine Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention

... In order for Namibia to increase access to male circumcision in an effort to curb the spread of HIV in the country, resources need to be mobilized and health facilities nationwide better Read more »
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Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
..."More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India "Should Not Be Lost," NEJM Perspective Says Perspective Piece Examines Male Circumcision as Method of HIV Prevention Zimbabwe Pharmacies Facing HIV/AIDS Drug Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...financing large-scale efficacy trials on a wide range of other new methods to prevent sexual HIV transmission, including adult male circumcision; female diaphragms, which may help prevent women's acquisition of HIV by preventing viral exposure of... Read more »