Male circumcision for HIV prevention in high HIV prevalence settings: what can mathematical modelling contribute to informed decision making?

PLoS Med. 2009 Sep;6(9):e1000109. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000109. Epub 2009 Sep 8.


Experts from UNAIDS, WHO, and the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling report their review of mathematical models estimating the impact of male circumcision on HIV incidence in high HIV prevalence settings.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Circumcision, Male*
  • Decision Making*
  • Female
  • HIV Infections / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Models, Theoretical*
  • Prevalence
  • South Africa