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Gabon, Guadeloupe: Circumcision and HIV

Categories: Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Gabon, Guadeloupe, Health, Media & Journalism

Guadeloupe Attitude posts [Fr] an article by Maité Mapangou, Executive Secretary of OPDAS-Gabon [Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS in Gabon] concluding that “circumcised or not, any man who does not protect himself is a potential agent of the spread of the virus [1]“. The article comes in response to a recent news story alleging that circumcision might have a protective effect vis-a-vis HIV.