News & Publications

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Recent publications of APRP researchers:

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Klausner JD, Wamai RG, Bowa K, Agot K, Kagimba J, Halperin D.Is male circumcision as good as the HIV vaccine we've been waiting for? (Editorial). Future Medicine 2008; 2(1): 1-7.

Halperin D. Putting a Plague in Perspective.
The New York Times, 1 Jan 2008.

Herling Ruark A. Safer Sexual Behavior Helps Beat the Virus. European Voice, 29 Nov 2007.

Green EC. Will Money Solve Africa's Development Problems?
Special section of The New York Times, 4 Nov 2007.

Halperin D. AIDS Prevention: What Works?
The Washington Post, 22 Oct 2007.

Halperin D, Epstein H. Why is HIV prevalence so severe in southern Africa? The role of multiple concurrent partnerships and lack of male circumcision. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine
2007; 26:19-25. 

Epstein H, Halperin DT. Global sexual behaviour (Correspondence). Lancet 2007; 369: 557.

Green EC, Halperin DT, et al. Uganda's HIV prevention success: the role of sexual behavior change and the national response. AIDS and Behavior 2006; 10(4): 335-46.

Green EC, Witte K. Can fear arousal in public health campaigns contribute to the decline of HIV prevalence? Journal of Health Communication 2006; 11: 245-259.

Shelton JD, Halperin DT, Wilson D. Has global HIV incidence peaked? Lancet 2006; 367: 1120-1122.

Green EC, Halperin DT, Nantulya V, and Hogle JA. Uganda?s HIV Prevention Success: The Role of Sexual Behavior Change and the National Response. AIDS and Behavior 2006; 10(4): 347-350.

Cassell MM, Halperin DT, Shelton JD, Stanton D. Risk compensation: the Achilles' heel of innovations in HIV prevention? British Medical Journal 2006; 332; 605-607.

Halperin DT, Steiner M, Cassell M, Green EC, Hearst N, Kirby D, Gayle H, Cates W, et al. [149 signers in total]. The time has come for common ground on preventing sexual transmission of HIV. The Lancet 2004; 364: 1913-15.

Shelton JD, Halperin DT, Nantulya V, Potts M, Gayle HD, Holmes KK. Partner reduction is crucial for balanced "ABC" approach to HIV prevention. British Medical Journal 2004; 328: 891-94.

Recent news articles in which APRP researchers have been featured or cited:

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3/27/08: The Snip that Could Save His Life (Globe and Mail)

1/18/08: AIDS Experts Wonder if Focus is Right (Associated Press)

12/16/07: 'Best-Kept Secret' for HIV-Free Africa (Washington Post)

11/21/07: U.N. AIDS Numbers (radio interview with Edward C. Green on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation program The Current)

11/20/07: U.N. to Say it Overstated H.I.V. Cases by Millions (New York Times)

10/25/07: African AIDS Statistics Overblown, Experts Say (

10/15/07: Only 60 Percent of Africa's AIDS Patients Still Being Treated 2 Years Later, Report Says (Associated Press)

7/20/07: Western Medicine Doesn't Have All the Answers (New Scientist)

7/19/07: Africa's Medical Traditions Can Aid Foreign Donors (Wall Street Journal Online)

6/8/07: India Said to Play Down AIDS, Has Many Fewer with Virus Than Thought, Study Finds (New York Times)

5/14/07: The Spread of HIV in Africa [radio show] (Open Source)

3/29/07: W.H.O. Urges Circumcision to Reduce Spread of AIDS (New York Times)

2/23/07: Circumcision's Anti-AIDS Effect Found Greater Than First Thought (New York Times)

12/14/06: H.I.V. Risk Halved by Circumcision, U.S. Agency Finds (New York Times)

8/24/05: Is loveLife Making Them Love Life? (Mail & Guardian)

6/22/03: UN Report Adds to a Condom Debate: HIV Failure Rate Found to Be 10% (Boston Globe)