Category Archives: Events

IAS 2011: Improved HIV risk reduction from circumcision

I have very little to say about Auvert’s new report from Orange Farm. It is unclear how sound these results are. I cannot begin to dissect them. I encourage those knowledgeable enough about the science to do so. The real … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

IAS 2011: Circumcision Satisfaction Survey

Media reports have talked about the post circumcision satisfaction report. I saw the poster presentation which is provided below. My sense was that the report was so skewed towards better everything post-circumcision that it verged on parody. The participants in … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

ROME: Report on IAS 2011 coming …

I’m working on a report detailing my participation in representing Intact America at the IAS 2011 conference in Rome. It was a stressful few days full of constant interaction with a skeptical crowd. Therefore, I want to process the experience … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

IAS 2011: Encounters with circumcision advocates/program directors

On the second day of the International AIDS Society Conference in Rome, we talked to two people in important positions. The two circumcision advocates/program coordinators offered a despairing glimpse into the future on the one hand and offered us hope … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , ,

IAS 2011: Two days in the fray

We’ve made a lot of good contacts. We’ve even had a presenter for one of the sessions on circumcision come by for a thoughtful conversation on why we’re here and our opposition to mass circumcision for all African men, including … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment