Advantages attributed to male circumcision include protection against a range of sexually transmitted diseases. The frequency of HIV transmission from females to males has been found to be reduced by male circumcision in regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. The relevance of these data to the Caribbean is explored.
Male circumcision is an important strategy to reduce the
transmission of HIV. There is a need to determine the
prevalence of male circumcision and its acceptability
among healthcare practitioners and the general population
in The Bahamas.
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