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Are You Watching Your Walking Style?

The most auspicious day in a human life is one when he/she starts to walk. From that day onward we start moving from place to place.  Some...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Is Circumcision a Solution to HIV?

Is it possible to stop spread of HIV through Circumcision? Yes, says Craig Timberg and  Daniel Halperin  in their latest Book 'Tinderbox' on AIDS. They narrate the story of Western colonial powers' greed that led to sending African porters deep into the forest of Cameroon in Africa in search of natural resources who then contracted the dreadly virus and spread it to the rest of the world. They equally put blame on Christian missionaries who tried to change sexual behaviours of natives  supressing polygamy and the rituals of male circumcision etc. The writers put blame on global health officials for concentrating more on abstinence and condom promotion overlooking importance of natural wisdom of these natives. Watch their interview to know more about it.

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