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The potential impact of male circumcision on HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa
(Public Library of Science -- PLoS, 2006-07)
Background A randomized controlled trial (RCT) has shown that male circumcision (MC) reduces sexual transmission of HIV from women to men by 60% (32% 76%; 95% CI) offering an intervention of proven efficacy for reducing ...
The effect of diagnostic delays on the drop-out rate and the total delay to diagnosis of tuberculosis
(Public Library of Science, 2008-04-09)
Background: Numerous patient and healthcare system-related delays contribute to the overall delay experienced by patients from onset of TB symptoms to diagnosis and treatment. Such delays are critical as infected individuals ...
Migration, mines and mores : the HIV epidemic in southern Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2008)
The seriousness of the HIV epidemic in southern and eastern Africa has its roots in the 19th century - in the employment practices instituted on mines, farms and in cities, where millions of men have, ever since, lived ...