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Research Article

A Model for the Roll-Out of Comprehensive Adult Male Circumcision Services in African Low-Income Settings of High HIV Incidence: The ANRS 12126 Bophelo Pele Project

  • Pascale Lissouba,

    Affiliation: INSERM U1018 Centre de Recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations (CESP), Villejuif, France

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  • Dirk Taljaard,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Dino Rech,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Sean Doyle,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Daniel Shabangu,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Cynthia Nhlapo,

    Affiliation: Society for Family Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Josephine Otchere-Darko,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Thabo Mashigo,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Caitlin Matson,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • David Lewis,

    Affiliations: National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) Johannesburg, South Africa, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Scott Billy,

    Affiliation: Society for Family Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Bertran Auvert mail

    bertran.auvert@uvsq.fr

    Affiliations: INSERM U1018 Centre de Recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations (CESP), Villejuif, France, INSERM U1018 CESP, Hôpital Ambroise Paré, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Boulogne, France, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, Versailles, France

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  • Published: July 20, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000309

About the Authors

Pascale Lissouba, Bertran Auvert
INSERM U1018 Centre de Recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations (CESP), Villejuif, France
Dirk Taljaard, Dino Rech, Sean Doyle, Daniel Shabangu, Josephine Otchere-Darko, Thabo Mashigo, Caitlin Matson
Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa
Cynthia Nhlapo, Scott Billy
Society for Family Health, Johannesburg, South Africa
David Lewis
National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) Johannesburg, South Africa
David Lewis
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Bertran Auvert
INSERM U1018 CESP, Hôpital Ambroise Paré, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Boulogne, France
Bertran Auvert
University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, Versailles, France

Corresponding Author

Email: bertran.auvert@uvsq.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PL DT DR SD DS CN JOD TM CM DL SB BA. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: PL DT DR SD DS CN JOD TM CM DL SB BA. Designed the experiments/the study: DR BA. Analyzed the data: PL DR CM BA. Collected data/did experiments for the study: DT DR SD DS CN JOD TM BA. Enrolled patients: DT DR DS CN JOD TM. Wrote the first draft of the paper: PL BA. Contributed to the writing of the paper: PL DT DR CN TM CM DL SB. Performed the surgical procedures: DT SD JOD TM. Designed and developed the surgical model used to perform the safe, high-volume, high-quality surgery performed at the research site: DR. Responsible for all the medical procedures staff and systems as the medical manager: DR. Designed elements of the surgical model: SD. Part of initial team that developed surgical model: TM. Performed on-site audit for postoperative infection: DL. Financial management of the project: DL.