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NHPC 2009: Report from a member of Intact America in attendance

Above, David Llewellyn and Georganne Chapin speak with attendees at the 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta,Georgia, held August 23-26, 2009. From David Llewellyn, Esq.: This week I attended the CDC sponsored 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Targeted Measures Once Again Prove More Effective Than Mass Measures

Although the Centers for Disease Control currently recommends routine HIV testing for everyone between the ages of 13 and 64, David Holtgrave of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health showed that it is more cost-effective to focus on the … Continue reading

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Council on Foreign Relations Takes Up Male Circumcision and HIV

It’s not often two areas of great interest to me come together. It happened on May 7, 2007, when the Council on Foreign Relations took up the issue of male circumcision and HIV. The Council presented a program entitled, “Is Male … Continue reading

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A valuable critique of the Auvert study

The first study by Auvert et al. viz. HIV/AIDS and circumcision was roundly criticized for its overstated conclusions. A perhaps not widely circulated critique appeared in the same online journal that published the Auvert study. It is an enlightening and … Continue reading

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AFRICA: More dangerous than foreskin

The Washington Post makes a timely point in this era of drastic measures that multiple, concurrent sexual partners are a potent driver of HIV infection. But The Washington Post is an American newspaper with an American bias. Hence, we might … Continue reading

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