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VMMC saves millions in lives and cost

The medical male circumcisions performed in South Africa from 2008 to 2015 will avert 218,000 HIV infections and save more than $790 million in treatment costs

Gates lauds Kenyan programme

Bill Gates urged African countries to emulate Kenya’s successful voluntary medical male circumcision programme in Nyanza to reduce HIV infections

Prevention must be at the forefront

This decade could be the beginning of the end of the HIV epidemic, but not without more support for HIV prevention

VMMC linked to drop in HIV

A study reveals that voluntary medical male circumcision and antiretroviral therapy helped reduce new HIV infections in Rakai, Uganda

Model shows promise of targeted approaches

Expressing concern about decreases in funding for VMMC and numbers of men circumcised, AIDS 2016 presenters said continued uptake is essential to ending AIDS