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Research Article

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Challenges of Costing Demand Creation in Eastern and Southern Africa

  • Jane T. Bertrand mail,

    bertrand@tulane.edu

    Affiliation: Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Emmanuel Njeuhmeli,

    Affiliation: United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Steven Forsythe,

    Affiliation: Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Sarah K. Mattison,

    Affiliation: Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Hally Mahler,

    Affiliation: Jhpiego, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Catherine A. Hankins

    Affiliation: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027562
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Jane T. Bertrand, Sarah K. Mattison
Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Emmanuel Njeuhmeli
United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Steven Forsythe
Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America
Hally Mahler
Jhpiego, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Catherine A. Hankins
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: bertrand@tulane.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the methods: JB EN CH HM. Collected the data: JB SM SF EN HM. Analyzed the data: JB EN SF SM HM CH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JB EN SF SM HM CH. Wrote the paper: JB EN SF SM HM CH.