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== Auvert's Circumcision Study ==
An RCT funded by the United States [[National Institutes of Health]] (NIH)<ref name='DOC 2008'>
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| quote = ...funding from the United States National Institutes of Health to conduct randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in Africa.
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</ref> was carried out in Orange Farm, South Africa under the supervision of Bertran Auvert.<ref>Auvert B, Taljaard D, Lagarde E, Sobngwi-Tambekou J, Sitta R, et al. (2005) Randomized, controlled intervention trial of male circumcision for reduction of HIV infection risk: The ANRS 1265 trial. PLoS Med 2:e298. [http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020298 Full Text]</ref> The British medical journal the Lancet decided against publishing Bertran's study. Lancet officials, following standard policy at the journal, refused to comment on why the study was turned down.<ref>Schoofs, M, Lueck, S, & Phillips, MM. (2005, July 05). Study says circumcision reduces AIDS risk by 70%. The Wall Street Journal, p. A1.</ref>
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