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There has been increasing interest in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in male circumcision (MC) for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) prevention following compelling evidence from ecological studies and clinical trials in Africa, and the World Health Organization's recommendation in 2007 that MC be considered part of comprehensive HIV prevention programs in(More)
In 2005, a clinical trial in South Africa found that circumcision of young men could reduce their risk of acquiring HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection by over 60%. In the following year, two more trials in Africa confirmed this finding, leading the World Health Organization to recommend male circumcision as a public health strategy for HIV(More)
This paper attempts to draw together available information on the use of seat belts, one of the most important safety devices for a person in a car. Considering the high rate of mortality and morbidity due to road traffic accidents in Papua New Guinea the authors strongly feel that seat-belt usage should be made compulsory. When one looks at the history of(More)
  • David A. Bearden, John P. Skratt, +16 authors Ryan Vaughan
  • 2009
Acknowledgments The authors of this document acknowledge the extensive contributions to this study made by numerous employees of The Aerospace Corporation, as contributing authors and providers of supporting analyses. We would also like to note the very able assistance of Phil Sumrall of Marshall Space Flight Center, who coordinated the efforts of the NASA(More)
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