Effects of Male Circumcision (MC) in the Community, with Nested Clinical Research
Start Date: 11/01/2008
End Date: 10/31/2013
To assess the effects of male circumcision (MC) program roll out on HIV incidence in communities, on MC acceptance by men and women, and on behaviors in men and women. Nested research includes studies on post-MC surgical wound healing, post-surgical HIV shedding in HIV+ men who request and receive MC, and on markers of mucosal immunity in foreskins archived from HIV-negative and HIV+ men.