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Daniel Montaño Researches Motivation Behind Male Circumcision in Zimbabwe

Posted: 5/31/2017 (CSDE Research)

Daniel Montaño, CSDE Affiliate and Research Professor of Family and Child Nursing at UW, recently published a study examining the rationale behind infant male circumcision (IMC) in Zimbabwe. The project surveyed a wide variety of urban and rural families, then used statistical analysis to draw connections and identify motivations behind the practice’s adoption. Thanks to these findings, health professionals will be able to more effectively message IMC services to local populations as new programs are rolled out.

You can read the full text of the study below.

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