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Is Male Circumcision the Key to Stopping the AIDS Epidemic? (Audio)

Speakers: Mark R. Dybul and Thomas R. Frieden
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Listen to Mark R. Dybul, U.S. global AIDS coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, and Thomas R. Frieden, commissioner of health for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discuss whether male circumcision can play a role in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Is Male Circumcision the Key to Stopping the Aids Epidemic? [Rush Transcript; Federal News Service]

Speakers: Mark R. Dybul and Thomas R. Frieden
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Ambassador Mark Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Executive Director of PEPFAR, and New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden discuss the debate over male circumcision and if this procedure is the key to stopping the global AIDS epidemic.

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Is Male Circumcision the Key to Stopping the AIDS Epidemic?

Speakers: Mark R. Dybul and Thomas R. Frieden
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Watch Mark R. Dybul, U.S. global AIDS coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, and Thomas R. Frieden, commissioner of health for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discuss whether male circumcision can play a role in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Authors: Pramit Mitra and Teresita C. Schaffer

This report of the HIV/AIDS Task Force of the Center for Strategic and International Studies concludes that HIV/AIDS is one of the major question marks hanging over India's promising future. It says the problem will require substantially more resources than are currently available, and that as in other countries, the response to HIV/AIDS cannot rely only on medical means and instruments but must include the social dimension as well.

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