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Research Article

Implementing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Nyanza Province, Kenya: Lessons Learned during the First Year

  • Amy Herman-Roloff mail,

    aherma2@uic.edu

    Affiliations: Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Emma Llewellyn,

    Affiliation: Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Walter Obiero,

    Affiliation: Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Kawango Agot,

    Affiliation: Impact Research and Development Organization, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Jeckoniah Ndinya-Achola †,

    † Deceased.

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Nicholas Muraguri,

    Affiliation: National AIDS and STI Control Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Robert C. Bailey

    Affiliations: Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Published: April 04, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018299

About the Authors

Amy Herman-Roloff, Robert C. Bailey
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Amy Herman-Roloff, Emma Llewellyn, Walter Obiero, Robert C. Bailey
Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kisumu, Kenya
Kawango Agot
Impact Research and Development Organization, Kisumu, Kenya
Jeckoniah Ndinya-Achola
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Nicholas Muraguri
National AIDS and STI Control Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

Corresponding Author

Email: aherma2@uic.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AHR EL KA JNA NM RCB. Performed the experiments: AHR EL. Analyzed the data: AHR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AHR EL. Wrote the paper: AHR. Reviewed the entire manuscript: EL WO KA JNA NM RCB. Managed implementation of VMMC activities: EL WO.