Tag — HIV

Promoting Circumcision in Mayange, Rwanda for HIV Prevention

Field Note — Published .

Strong evidence now indicates that circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual men by 38-66%. The WHO and UNAIDS currently recommend circumcision be part of a comprehensive program in preventing HIV transmission in areas with high endemic rates of HIV.

UNAIDS and MVP review the first results of their partnership

Field Note — Published .

Teams from the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) and several UN bodies met in Nairobi in February to review the progress registered so far in the partnership launched a year ago between UNAIDS and the Project.