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Costs and Impacts of Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania

Journal Article
(Published May, 2014)
Menon,V. (Author),
Goldblatt, E. (Author),
Godbole, R. (Author),
Castor, D. (Author),
Mahler, H.R. (Author),
Forsythe, S. (Author),
Ally, M. (Author),
Njeuhmeli, E. (Author),
Nathan Ford, World Health Organization, Switzerland (Editor)
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Increasing VMMC could substantially reduce HIV infection with around US$4,200 in net benefits for each infection averted. Given health and economic benefits of investing in VMMC, the scale-up of services should continue to be a central component of the national HIV prevention strategy in Tanzania

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Part of a May 2014 PLoS One Collection: Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention: Improving Quality, Efficiency, Cost Effectiveness, and Demand for Services during an Accelerated Scale-up. www.ploscollections.org/VMMC2014

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Part of a May 2014 PLoS One Collection: Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention: Improving Quality, Efficiency, Cost Effectiveness, and Demand for Services during an Accelerated Scale-up. www.ploscollections.org/VMMC2014

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Menon V, Goldblatt E, Godbole R, Castor D, Mahler H, et al. (2014) Costs and Impacts of Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania. PLoS ONE 9(5): e83925. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083925