Results from three large randomised controlled trials conducted in Africa have shown strong evidence that male circumcision prevents men in the general population from acquiring HIV from heterosexual sex. At a local level, further research will be needed to assess whether implementing the intervention is feasible, appropriate, and cost-effective in different settings.
Siegfried, N.; Muller, M.; Deeks, J.J.; Volmink, J. Male circumcision for prevention of heterosexual acquisition of HIV in men. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2009) (Issue 2) Art. No.: CD003362. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003362.pub2]
Male circumcision for prevention of heterosexual acquisition of HIV in men