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Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities

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dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-25T09:15:12Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-25T09:15:12Z
dc.date.issued 2020-02-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15140
dc.description.abstract Male circumcision is considered by some to be an acceptable global approach to reduce HIV infections. Consequently, many governments in sub-Saharan Africa run voluntary male circumcision programmes. South Africa also provides male circumcision for free at state clinics and hospitals. Very little is known about the men who use this service. This study uses data from Cape Town, a sample of 1194 in 2016, and from Mangaung, a sample of 277 in 2017 and 2018, to fill this gap. The study finds that age targeting is inadequate, risk targeting is absent, and religious and cultural factors have a negative effect on the cost-efficiency of the service in the long run. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en
dc.subject HIV/AIDS en
dc.subject VOLUNTARY MEDICAL MALE CIRCUMCISION (VMMC) en
dc.subject MALE CIRCUMCISION en
dc.subject SUB-SAHARAN CULTURE en
dc.title Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume February en
dc.BudgetYear 2019/20 en
dc.ResearchGroup Social Aspects of Public Health en
dc.SourceTitle AIDS Care en
dc.PlaceOfPublication London en
dc.ArchiveNumber 11199 en
dc.PageNumber Online en
dc.outputnumber 10323 en
dc.bibliographictitle Marais, L., Toefy, Y., Thompsen, S., Diwan, V., Skinner, D., Mofolo, N., Lenka, M. & Cloete, J. (2020) Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities. <i>AIDS Care</i>. February:Online. en
dc.publicationyear 2020 en
dc.contributor.author1 Marais, L. en
dc.contributor.author2 Toefy, Y. en
dc.contributor.author3 Thompsen, S. en
dc.contributor.author4 Diwan, V. en
dc.contributor.author5 Skinner, D. en
dc.contributor.author6 Mofolo, N. en
dc.contributor.author7 Lenka, M. en
dc.contributor.author8 Cloete, J. en


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