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A 'Lethal Cocktail': multiple sexual partners and a lack of male circumcision drive the HIV epidemic in Southern Africa

Dr Daniel Halperin, a leading advocate of male circumcision as a major preventative intervention, will give a public lecture on the subject at LSE on Thursday 26 October. In this lecture he will explore a number of related but previously neglected factors in the epidemic to shed greater light on the HIV/AIDS crisis in Southern Africa.

Dr Halperin is a technical advisor for prevention/behaviour change at the USAID Southern Africa Regional HIV/AIDS Program.

A 'Lethal Cocktail': multiple concurrent sexual partners and lack of male circumcision drive the explosive HIV epidemic in Southern Africa is on Thursday 26 October at 6.30pm in U8, Ground Floor, Tower One, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Notes

This event is one of a series of events to be held under the auspices of LSEAIDS. The next event in the series will be a lecture by Professor Charlotte Watts entitled Gender and HIV: violence and women's vulnerability to HIV infection - dimensions and responses| on Tuesday 7 November.

18 October 2006

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