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Talbott’s Theory Gets Reinforcements

Or Talbott’s Research Grows Legs … Halperin, Gray, Bailey and Auvert (have I missed anyone?) may scoff, but Zimbabwe shows the signs of Talbott’s theory [html, pdf]  in action albeit imposed by forces outside of Western aid agencies. Zimbabwe has … Continue reading

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Male Circumcision Pales Amid Variables and the Bigger Picture

A recent PLoS article [html] has made a persuasive argument that controlling for a single variable in the HIV epidemic can neutralize any potential benefit from male circumcision. The study suggests targeting said variable would be far more effective than … Continue reading

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