Thorugh the following links, you will be able to access research and other scientific articles concerning male circumcision for the prevention of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Please note that the articles are listed chronologically, starting with the most recent.
The studies found in the 'Clinical Trials' section relate to the compelling evidence of three randomized controlled trials published in 2005 and 2007. These trials in Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa provide the final necessary evidence that male circumcisioncould dramatically reduce HIV infection.
The articles found in the 'Observational Studies' section discuss studies from varios countries both in Africa and other parts of the world which documented the differential benefit of male cicumsicion in preventing STIs, HIV, and associated clinical conditions.
The materials found in the 'Operational Research' section highlight key questions relating to the acceptability of male circumcision, procedural methods, training, and service issues, as well as cost-related studies.
The information found in the 'Human Resources' section discusses task shifting, training and direct service delivery by surgeons, nurses, and traditional circumcisers, as well as models for international cooperation in male circumcision.
The materials found in 'Conference Reports' section is a collection of links and materials from the conferences that were focused on HIV/AIDS and during which male circumcision as a preventative measure was discussed.