Dr Pollock’s work in Haiti featured in Post

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 57 , No. 4 , May 2015 , Pages 159 News

On 15 March 2015 the National Post ran the story “BC doctor delivers unusual foreign aid to Haiti by teaching surgeons to perform safer circumcisions.” Dr Neil Pollock recently spent a week in Haiti training surgeons to perform circumcisions with the hope that the operation will assist in the fight against HIV in the country. Dr Pollock cites recent research suggesting the procedure can cut spread of the disease significantly. Dr Pollock is also in talks to deliver similar training in the Kwa-Zulu-Natal province of South Africa, a place harder hit by HIV than almost anywhere in the world.

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