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Male Circumcision and the Caribbean HIV Epidemic

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348–50
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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.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

Attitudes towards Male Circumcision among Attendees at a Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic in Kingston, Jamaica

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351–5
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A survey of 198 attendees at a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Kingston, Jamaica, found limited knowledge of male circumcision or its benefits.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To describe the attitudes of Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) clinic attendees towards male circumcision.

Design and Methods: A convenience sample of attendees at the main STI clinic in Kingston was interviewed using a structured questionnaire in June 2008.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

Getting to Zero: Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in The Bahamas

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.263
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921–3
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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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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

Getting to Zero: Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in The Bahamas

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.263

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e-Published: 21 Feb, 2013

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