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Male circumcision as foreign policy

The Council on Foreign Relations held its first of several rounds on the role of health technologies in US foreign policy. Laurie Garrett led the discussion with Ambassador Mark Dybul and New York Health Commissioner Tom Frieden. The full video is available on the CFR site. I’d be curious to hear what others think but […]

AIDS forum at the University of Texas

Last week, three professors at the University of Texas, including me, discussed the state of debate on AIDS prevention and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. James Wilson of the History Department and I debated whether or not male circumcision could possibly help reduce incidence of new infections. My take is that we should try whatever works. […]