Grant Makes Male Circumcision a Top-Tier HIV Prevention Strategy - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Male circumcision is gaining recognition as a fundamental practice for limiting the spread of HIV across sub-Saharan Africa. Three conclusive studies conducted in African countries, including Kenya, have shown that becoming circumcised dramatically reduces a man's chances of acquiring HIV from an infected woman. The challenge now is to transform this clinical knowledge into a public-health strategy that can save millions of lives.
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