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Does male circumcision prevent heterosexual men from acquiring HIV infection? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2010) Does male circumcision prevent heterosexual men from acquiring HIV infection? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Male circumcision reduces HIV acquisition in heterosexual men by at least 38%in a two year period.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Siegfried N, Muller M, Deeks JJ, Volmink J. Male circumcision for prevention of heterosexual acquisition of HIV in men. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003362. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003362.pub2 Evidence Update published in June 2010 (update of Evidence Update published in July 2004).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD006589, Oral iron supplementation, children, anaemia, malaria, evidence update
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503 Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV infections
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2010 15:17
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1324

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