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Gates report lauds Kenyan programme

Bill and Melinda Gates praise Kenya’s voluntary medical male circumcision programme in a new report

Swaziland nears HIV containment goals

Swaziland has almost reached the 90-90-90 goals for HIV testing, treatment, and viral suppression set for 2020

Male circumcision benefits women too

Women who reported that their most recent male sex partner was circumcised were less likely to have HIV and genital herpes

Bacteria under foreskin raises risk

A 10-fold increase in several types of bacteria under a man’s foreskin can increase his risk of acquiring HIV by up to 63 percent

Study advises VMMC for older men

Among South African men tested for HIV before voluntary medical male circumcision, the proportion testing positive increases with age