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Research Article

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Modeling the Impact and Cost of Expanding Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Eastern and Southern Africa

  • Emmanuel Njeuhmeli equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Steven Forsythe

    enjeuhmeli@usaid.gov

    Affiliation: United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Steven Forsythe equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Steven Forsythe

    Affiliation: Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Jason Reed,

    Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Marjorie Opuni,

    Affiliation: UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Lori Bollinger,

    Affiliation: Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Nathan Heard,

    Affiliation: Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, United States Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Delivette Castor,

    Affiliation: United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • John Stover,

    Affiliation: Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Timothy Farley,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Veena Menon,

    Affiliation: Futures Group, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Catherine Hankins

    Affiliation: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001132
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Delivette Castor
United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Steven Forsythe, Lori Bollinger, John Stover
Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America
Jason Reed
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Marjorie Opuni
UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
Nathan Heard
Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, United States Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Timothy Farley
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Veena Menon
Futures Group, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Catherine Hankins
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: enjeuhmeli@usaid.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EN SF JR LB CH. Performed the experiments: EN SF LB MO VM. Analyzed the data: EN SF LB MO VM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EN SF LB MO VM JR DC CH JS NH TF. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MO. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EN SF JR MO LB NH DC JS TF VM CH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: EN SF JR MO LB NH DC JS TF VM CH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: EN SF JR MO LB NH DC JS TF VM CH.