n South African Medical Journal - African mass circumcision programmes : a dangerous distraction : correspondence
|Article Title||African mass circumcision programmes : a dangerous distraction : correspondence|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Gregory J. Boyle and George Hill|
|Publication Date||Mar 2014|
Evidence of the futility of mass circumcision campaigns to reduce HIV sexual transmission in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been outlined in the SAMJ by former Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Ncayiyana. The claim is based on three randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in South Africa, Uganda, and Kenya that circumcision reduces men's risk for HIV by ~60%.
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